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Governor signs Line of Duty Act

Governor Deval Patrick signed the “Line of Duty Act” on Thursday. This piece of legislation increases the death benefit of public safety emp…


Lawmakers look to force gas leak repairs

State lawmakers are considering a measure that would require natural gas distribution companies to take immediate action to plug serious nat…


Baker questions drain on reserve fund

“I don’t think taking money out of the rainy day fund makes a lot of sense. You should use the rainy day fund when it’s actually raining,” R…


House to release state budget plan

Democratic leaders in the Massachusetts House are preparing to unveil their proposed state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

Gov. Patrick: Minimum wage hike on track

Gov. Deval Patrick says he's confident House and Senate lawmakers will hammer out a compromise on minimum wage legislation that has run into…

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$4.8M grant to help low-income youth

Sen. Warren, Markey and Cong. Lynch applauded the announcement of a $48 million grant to Jobs for the Future, Inc. through the Youth CareerC…