Mass. Campaign Laws
BOSTON (AP) _ The state's highest court is set to take up the question of whether Massachusetts can ban political contributions from businesses while allowing contributions from unions.
Under state campaign finance law, businesses are not allowed to contribute to candidates while unions can dona…
Dozens protest sheriff
NEW BEDFORD - A rally protesting several proposed programs by Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson took place outside the Ash Street Jail downtown Thursday evening.
Keating Gets Two Endorsements
Congressman Bill Keating is getting the support of local public safety workers as he runs for re-election.
The New Bedford Fire and Police unions endorsed the congressman at The Black Whale restaurant on Pier Three Thursday afternoon...
Students Ask Questions
What is life like working in a labor union? That is just one of the many questions asked by students from Bristol Community College during their visit to the future site of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.
Labor Unions May Get Break From Obamacare Fee
Labor Unions, who were cheering on the passage of Obamacare are now complaining that the new law will drive up costs for its members and want a waiver from paying the so-called reinsurance fees that will cost about $63 per person. Some people get taxed but union members don't and some have to p…