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Senate Raises Minimum Age For Purchasing Tobacco Products

The Massachusetts Senate has voted overwhelmingly to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products from 18 to 21 across the state...

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State Senator Rodriques: Many Concerns Over Legal Marijuana

State Senator Michael Roderiques says he has major concerns over the legalization of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts. Roderiques led a delegation of state senators to Colorado earlier this year, exploring how legalization has played out in the West...

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Lobster Processing Bill Advances

A bill that could expand the amount of lobster processing done in New Bedford and elsewhere in Massachusetts has been approved by the State Senate...

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Bill Banning Hand-Held Phones While Driving Clears Senate

A bill that would require drivers in Massachusetts to put down their cellphones while behind the wheel has won approval in the state Senate...

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No New Taxes Planned For Fiscal 2017 Budget

The top budget writer in the Massachusetts House says lawmakers in that chamber won't be looking at new taxes as they begin to craft a spending plan for the next fiscal year...

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Mass. House Approves Bill Targeting Fentanyl

(Associated Press) - The Massachusetts House has approved a bill designed to crack down on a powerful narcotic often added to heroin.

Lawmakers passed the legislation targeting fentanyl Wednesday as part of an effort to fight the state's opioid abuse epidemic...

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State Lawmakers Approve Sales Tax Holiday For Aug. 15-16

Massachusetts appears on track for another sales tax holiday.

The House on Wednesday voted 136-20 and the Senate 27-11 to suspend the state's 6...

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Ben Hellerstein speaks outside Government Center In Fall River / Jim Phillips TSM

Citizens Group Urges Passage Of Solar Power Incentives

Legislation has cleared the State Senate that would create more financial incentives for the use of solar power.  On Tuesday, a citizens environmental group, Environment Massachusetts, was in Fall River urging passage of the bill in the Mass...

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Mass. House Okays Baker’s Budget Shortfall Plan

Partisan politics did not surface in the Mass. House on Wednesday, when lawmakers, mostly all Democrats, gave near-unanimous support to a budget shortfall plan offered by Republican Governor Charlie Baker...

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Budget Talks Ongoing At State House

Budget negotiators in Gov. Charlie Baker's office and the Massachusetts House and Senate have estimated how much the state is expected to collect in revenue during the next fiscal year that begins July 1...

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