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Mass. Teachers Now Required To Undergo Suicide Prevention Training

The new Gun Legislation signed Wednesday by Governor Patrick, also requires Mass. teachers to receive suicide prevention training at least once every three years.

The provision was included by State Rep

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Technology Bond Bill Provides Funding For Mass. Schools

State lawmakers have given final approval to a Technology Bond bill that includes $38-million for technology upgrades in Bay State schools.

Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford added the school funding provision to the bill

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UMass, Lawmakers Tout Fishing Research Funding

The Mass. state budget includes $450,000 for UMass Dartmouth's School of Marine Science and Technology.

Its the second year in a row that lawmakers have provided funding to study the ground-fish stocks off New England

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State Budget Includes Research Funding For SMAST

The Massachusetts House is giving a boost to fishery research programs at UMass Dartmouth's School of Marine Science and Technology.

Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford has added an amendent to the state budget sending $450,000 to SMAST to study yellowtail flounder and cod populations

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Rep. Cabral Wants More Funding For DCF

State Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford says he expects much debate at the State House this week on providing more funding for the embattled Department of Children and Families.

Democrat Cabral tells WBSM News, he supports funding for D-C-F to hire more social workers, but knows there will be opposition

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Southcoast Rail Funding Moving Forward

 

The Southcoast Rail Project continues to be on the minds of Greater New Bedford lawmakers, including Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford.

Cabral's Committee on Bonding and Capital Expenditures is currently considered a provision to fully fund the extension of commuter rail service from Boston to New Bedford and Fall River.

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Rep. Antonio Cabral, (D) New Bedford
Rep. Antonio Cabral, (D) New Bedford

Bedford Towers In Line For $10 Million In Repairs

A long time affordable housing development in New Bedford is now in line for repairs. 

Rep. Antonio Cabral is announcing that Mass Housing is loaning $10.2 million to Peabody Management, the owners of Bedford Towers to repair and renovate more than 160 units

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Ed Markey Opens Office In New Bedford, Touts Southcoast Rail

Count Mass. Congressman Edward Markey as a supporter of Southcoast Rail.

Democrat Markey is running for the U-S Senate seat vacated by John Kerry.

Markey was in New Bedford Saturday to open a campaign office on Pleasant Street

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