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Montigny Could Make Extra $50k in Stipends
Senator Mark Montigny is coming under fire from critics of the state legislature's recent pay raise, after it was revealed the New Bedford Democrat could get a raise of up to $50,000 under the new legislative pay bill.
The $18 million pay raise package was passed in both chambers of the sta…
[RICHARD] Register Your Opposition To Legislative Money Grab
There is still time to register your thoughts about the recent money grab by the Massachusetts Legislature. Lawmakers, fresh from a more than four percent pay raise in December voted last week to boost their take by even more money. Governor Baker vetoed the thing and an override vote is anticipated…
State Reps Sound Off on Pay Raise for Legislature
Two state representatives offered differing viewpoints on the recent pay raise for state legislators on Friday’s edition of The Barry Richard Show on WBSM.
The bill came about after an advisory committee pushed it through last week, the day before the Presidential Inauguration, in qui…
[RICHARD] MA Lawmakers in Pay Raise Showdown
Governor Charlie Baker has promised to veto the 18 million dollar pay raise that state lawmakers have awarded themselves, but it may not be enough to keep the money grab from occurring since the vote to approve was veto proof in both chambers
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Mass Lawmakers Getting a Pay Raise in New Year
Minimum wage workers aren't the only ones getting a pay boost in 2017.
Governor Charlie Baker's administration announced on Thursday that Massachusetts state legislators will see a pay increase next year. The annual base compensation for members of the House and Senate will go from the curr…
Massachusetts Judge Turnover
Some in the Massachusetts legal community are concerned that dozens of experienced judges may retire this year, making way for new judges who will take a while to get up to speed and slow down the justice system.
A $30,000 pay raise for judges takes effect July 1, prompting some to speculate that man…