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New Bedford Funding
State representatives were successful in overriding budgetary vetoes made by Governor Charlie Baker. A number of the overrides included funding for New Bedford-based initiatives. Representative Antonio Cabral tells WBSM News close to $2 million in budget earmarks was secured by an overwhelming majority of override votes...
Road Repairs
Help could soon be on the way for cities like New Bedford dealing with post-winter improvements. Representative Antonio Cabral has advanced a bill through the House Committe on Bonding, which he chairs, that authorizes up to $200 million for the maintenance of roads and bridges managed by municipalities throughout the state...
Just Energy Scales Back
An energy company looking to branch into New Bedford is pulling back for the time being. Representatives from the company "Just Energy" reached out to Ward Two City Councilor Steven Martins after he filed a motion calling for an investigation into the company's business practices...
Min. Wage Increase
A bill that would raise Massachusetts' $8 per hour minimum wage to $11 per hour by 2017 could soon be law. The House of Representatives approved a compromise measure on Wednesday on a 124-24 vote after a brief debate. It was passed by the Senate on a 35-4 vote last week...

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