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Mass Legislature Passes Budget, Local Lawmakers’ Programs Funded

BOSTON — Better late than never.

The Massachusetts House and Senate have passed a compromise $40.2 billion state budget today. The House approved the spending plan on a 140-9 vote, while the Senate passed it by a 36-2 vote...

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savebuzzardsbay, flickr
savebuzzardsbay, flickr

State Senate Passes Bill Banning Cell Phone Use While Driving

The Massachusetts Senate passed legislation today that will prohibit the use of handheld mobile devices while driving, unless they are in hands-free mode...

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

State Capital Funds Announced for New Bedford

BOSTON — Today, Senate Assistant Majority Leader Mark Montigny (D-New Bedford) and Representative Antonio F.D. Cabral (D-New Bedford) were notified by officials within the Baker Administration that two key projects in New Bedford will receive significant state capital funds through the annual Capital Investment Plan...

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PACE Receives $200k Grant for Head Start

 

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Mark C. Montigny (D-New Bedford) has been notified by the Department of Early Education and Care that People Acting in CommunitY Endeavors, Inc. (P....

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Montigny Pushing for Law Against Cell Phone Use While Driving

State Senator Mark Montigny of New Bedford urged the Joint Committee on Transportation to favorably release his legislation to reduce distracted driving by prohibiting the use of handheld electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle...

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Marty Jones, second from right, posing with Senator Mark Montigny at the announcement of MassDevelopment's taking over of State Pier in New Bedford./Courtesy of Senator Montigny's Office
Marty Jones, second from right, posing with Senator Mark Montigny at the announcement of MassDevelopment's taking over of State Pier in New Bedford./Courtesy of Senator Montigny's Office

MassDevelopment CEO Visits State Pier

NEW BEDFORD—Senator Mark Montigny (D-New Bedford) hosted MassDevelopment President and CEO Marty Jones at New Bedford State Pier Friday, to offer her a firsthand tour of the facility her organization will soon manage...

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MassAGO,flickr
MassAGO,flickr

Montigny Appointed to Two Top Positions

Senator Mark Montigny has been appointed to two of the top leadership positions in the Massachusetts State Senate.

The New Bedford Democrat was appointed Assistant Majority Leader, as well as chairman of the powerful Committee on Rules Wednesday...

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Courtesy Sen. Mark Montigny's office
Courtesy Sen. Mark Montigny's office

Senator Montigny Honors AHA Director

Senator Mark Montigny surprised AHA! New Bedford director Lee Heald on Friday with an official Senate citation.

The citation was to honor Heald for her instrumental role in securing New Bedford's position as the "Most Creative Community" from the Massachusetts Cultural Council...

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State officials discuss transportation issues in New Bedford / Jim Phillips TSM
State officials discuss transportation issues in New Bedford / Jim Phillips TSM

Debate Continues Over Southcoast Rail Plan

A "Commonwealth Conversation" on transportation issues took place in New Bedford on Tuesday. About 80 people spent the afternoon at the UMass Star Store Campus discussing a variety of transportation priorities...

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Four SouthCoast Communities Receive Fire Education Grants

Four SouthCoast communities are getting over a total of $34,000 in assistance with educating both children and the elderly about fire awareness...

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