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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.