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Domestic Worker Protections
Domestic Worker Protections
People who hire nannies, caregivers and other domestic workers in Massachusetts must now adhere to established labor standards and other worker protections. The bill signed into law by Gov. Deval Patrick defines domestic workers as individuals who provide in-home services including housekeeping, laundering, cooking and even companionship...
Moniz To Speak At UMD
Moniz To Speak At UMD
UMass Dartmouth is holding four commencement ceremonies over a three-day period, and the University has compiled an impressive list of speakers for the events. For example, one of the speakers on Saturday is the U.S. Secretary of Energy and Fall River native Ernest Moniz...
Patrick Backs Zohydro Ban
Patrick Backs Zohydro Ban
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is defending the state's first-in-the-nation ban on Zohydro, a powerful new painkiller, as it faces a federal court lawsuit challenging its constitutionality. On Tuesday, a federal judge suggested Patrick might have been ``out of line'' in issuing a March 27 executive order banning the drug in Massachusetts...
Questions Unanswered In Shooting
Questions Unanswered In Shooting
Gov. Deval Patrick says he's in no position to second guess an investigation clearing an FBI agent of criminal charges in the fatal shooting last year of a friend of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. The Florida State Attorney's office said Ibragim Todashev flipped a coffee table at an FBI agent and charged a Massachusetts State Police trooper with a pole before the agent shot him... Re
Patrick: No V-P Run In 2016
Patrick: No V-P Run In 2016
Gov. Deval Patrick said he's not interested in running for vice president in 2016 _ even if Hillary Clinton calls. Patrick made the comment during his monthly radio show on WGBH-FM Thursday. Patrick, who has repeatedly said he's not interested pursuing the presidency in 2016, described running for public office as an ``unpleasant, intrusive, grueling business...
Gov. Patrick Delivers $36 Billion Budget To State Lawmakers
Gov. Patrick Delivers $36 Billion Budget To State Lawmakers
Gov. Deval Patrick is delivering his final $36.4 billion state budget plan to Beacon Hill lawmakers, which proposes increasing spending by 4.9 percent over the current fiscal year.       Patrick said the 2015 fiscal year spending plan expands early education, helps close the achievement gap in schools, ensures affordable health care, and addresses youth and urban violence...

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