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Massachusetts To Receive Windfall From Citigroup

Massachusetts is getting an almost $46 million share of a $7 billion federal-state settlement over Citigroup's mortgage-backed security activities.

In the deal announced Monday, Citigroup will make a $4 billion civil monetary payment to the Justice Department, and another $500 million in compensatory payments to state attorneys general and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp

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Coakley: Protections Still Exsist Around Abortion Clinics

Attorney General Martha Coakley is reminding patients and protesters of the legal protections that still exist around abortion clinics even after the U.S. Supreme Court's ruled the Massachusetts' 35-foot buffer zone law unconstitutional

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Officials Will Seek New Abortion Buffer Zones

Massachusetts officials who support protest-free zones around abortion clinics say they will try to craft new rules in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision.

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State’s Highest Court Says Vote On Casinos Can Go Forward

Massachusetts' highest court says voters can decide the fate of the state's casino gambling law. The Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday that a question calling for repeal of the 2011 law can be on the November ballot

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Steven Grossman (Photo by Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Steven Grossman (Photo by Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Democratic Convention Nominates Candidates For Primary Ballot

Massachusetts Democrats have narrowed their choice for governor to three.

State Treasurer Steve Grossman topped the balloting Saturday, winning 35 percent of delegates at the Democratic state convention in Worcester

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Steven Grossman (Photo by Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Grossman: May spend $9 Million To Win Democratic Primary

Democratic candidate for governor Steven Grossman says he may spend as much as $9 million to win his party's primary.

Grossman was required to submit the self-imposed limit as part of the state's public campaign finance law

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Coakley Agrees To Limit Campaign Spending

Martha Coakley has agreed to limit her campaign spending so she can participate in the state's public campaign financing program.

Coakley, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor, joins fellow Democratic candidates Joseph Avellone and Donald Berwick and Republican candidate for governor Mark Fisher

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Coakley: I’ll Reimburse State for Campaign Travel

Attorney General Martha Coakley's campaign is pledging to reimburse the state for mileage and gas costs associated with her campaign travel.

As Attorney General, Coakley travels with a state trooper in a state police vehicle

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Attorney General Martha Coakley takes questions from local business owners.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Attorney General Martha Coakley takes questions from local business owners.

Attorney General Talks About Education

The Attorney General was in town Friday to speak about the major effects on our local economy.

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State Lawmakers Begin Budget Review

Massachusetts House and Senate lawmakers are kicking off their annual budget deliberations with a hearing on Gov. Deval Patrick’s $36.2 billion spending plan for the 2015 fiscal year.

House and Senate Ways and Means committees will hear testimony from members of the Patrick administration and other top Beacon Hill officials at Tuesday’s hearing, including state Treasurer Steve Grossman and Attorney General Martha Coakley

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