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Montigny Urges Local Leaders To Slow Down On Olympic Planning

State Senator Mark Montigny is urging communities on the Southcoast not to catch Olympic fever just yet.

Montigny says the Legislature will proceed with caution when it comes to Boston 2024 and the Olympics, and he urges local communities to do the same

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Montigny Supports Gov. Baker’s Plans To Reduce Deficit

Governor Charlie Baker has only served one full day in office, but is already working to cut the state's budget deficit that could amount to over $500 million.

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Mass. Clean Energy Center
Mass. Clean Energy Center

New Bedford Name Will Remain On Commerce Terminal

New Bedford's name will remain on the Marine Commerce Terminal project.

State Senator Mark Montigny tells WBSM News that the state's Clean Energy Center has reversed course and decided to leave the name intact

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Paul Marotta/Getty Images

Montigny Works To Bring Boston Pops To New Bedford

One of the nation's premiere orchestras could soon be performing in New Bedford.

As part of an economic development bill, State Senator Mark Montigny has introduced provisions that would make funding possible for the

Photo from NOAA
Photo from NOAA

$88 Million In Earmarks For New Bedford Awaits Governor’s Approval

Over $88 million in earmarks is included for New Bedford as part of an environmental bond bill. State Representative Antonio Cabral says the bill passed the house Thursday night, and now heads to the Governor's desk

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TSM

City Releases Six-Point Plan to Revive Struggling Fisheries

A new report by UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology outlines a series of policy recommendations to revive the northeast's struggling groundfish fishery. Officials including Mayor Jon Mitchell and State Sen

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Getty Images

Montigny Supports More Liquor Licenses

One local legislator says more liquor licenses in New Bedford only means added success for the business community.

State Senator Mark Montigny tells WBSM News he's been working with Mayor Jon Mitchell on the Home Rule Petition filed by Mitchell, requesting 25 more liquor licenses be made available to restaurateurs

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New Bedford In Line for State Education Funding

State Senator Mark Montigny says New Bedford is in line to recieve a portion of money set aside in the state budget for an education initiative.

The senate has reserved $2.6-million for the Math and Science Initiative, which awards teachers for having students who score high marks on AP tests

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File Photo

Sen. Montigny Calling for “Course Correction” In Harbor Cleanup

Senator Mark Montigny is calling on the EPA to commit to a full and complete clean up of toxic PCB's in New Bedford Hharbor.

The Senator tells WBSM News, he fears the $366-million settlement the EPA reached with the AVX Corporation might not be enough to fully clean the harbor

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Supplemental Budget Includes Funding For Bristol Corrections Officers

 

A supplemental budget passed in the Mass. Senate on Tuesday contains some good news for corrections officers in Bristol County.  The spending plan includes $1.6 million to cover cost of living and salary increases for the corrections officers, who have long been the lowest paid in the state.  S

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