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Barry Richard – MA and Congressional Lawmakers Have Ambitious Agendas For 2017
The holidays are over and state and federal lawmakers are preparing to deal with busy agendas in the coming year. The Massachusetts Legislature kicks off the 2017-2018 session on Wednesday and it promises to be a busy one.  Criminal justice reform, health care, education funding, income inequality, just some of the many issues expected to be discussed on Beacon Hill this session.  T...
Obama Pushes Equal Pay
President Obama says equal pay for equal work should be a fundamental principle of the American economy. Marking Equal Pay Day, Obama said an ongoing wage gap in the U.S. must be closed. He noted that the gap is even wider for women of color...
Congressional Leaders Briefed
The White House says President Barack Obama has told congressional leaders he has the authority he needs to take the action against the Islamic State militants that he will outline Wednesday night. Obama discussed his plans with congressional leaders Tuesday...

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