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Rep. Robert Koczera

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Koczera Will Vote “No” On Tribal Casino Compact

Rep. Robert Koczera of New Bedford says he'll be voting against the casino compact agreed to by Gov. Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, and he hopes his colleagues will do the same. 

The tribe is hoping to build a resort casino in Taunton, but has yet to convince the federal government to put land in trust for the project

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Koczera: Lawmakers To Probe Transitional Assistance Fraud

The wheels are already turning on Beacon Hill, after the State Auditor's office confirms fraud in the Department of Transitional Assistance. 

The audit show more than 1,100 people who were confirmed dead were still receiving welfare checks, and those checks were being cashed

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Teens Lobby For Summer Job Funding At Statehouse

Hundreds of young people from across Massachusetts converged on the Statehouse to push for summer jobs funding. 

Organizers say they want lawmakers to support $16 million in funding for two youth job initiatives and approve new state tax revenue to ensure there's enough money to pay for the programs

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