Pay Raise Showdown
Governor Charlie Baker has promised to veto the 18 million dollar pay raise that state lawmakers have awarded themselves, but it may not be enough to keep the money grab from occurring since the vote to approve was veto proof in both chambers
House Opposes Refugee Plan
(Associated Press) - The House has rebuked President Barack Obama by ignoring his veto threat and approving a Republican bill erecting fresh barriers for Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the United States.
Thursday's passage came on a 289-137 vote _ exceeding the two-thirds majority tha…
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 majorit…