Representative William Straus

Cranberry Growers Looking for Tax Cuts
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON — They cultivate the state's official berry, and now cranberry growers are asking for the state to extend a helping hand, assisting them to keep pace with a worldwide market where Quebec and Wisconsin are the dominant players...
State Pier Needs New Ownership
According to a new report our state pier is crumbling, managed poorly and operating in red ink. Surprise. Surprise! Par for the course with a government operation. New Bedford's State Pier is run by the Department of Conservation and Recreation which is under the window of Energy and Environmen…