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Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Sheriff Steve Tompkins, Senator Chang-Diaz, and Barbara Duggan discuss the Justice Reinvestment Act.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
BOSTON, APRIL 15, 2015.....The commission looking at the financial underpinnings of public education in Massachusetts was urged Tuesday to consider a landscape that expands beyond the traditional K-12 system. "The state is grappling with an expanded de...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Senators have filed 21 amendments to early retirement legislation intended to lure state workers off the payroll without imposing layoffs. The Senate plans to take up the time-sensitive bill during a session that begins at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Sen. John K...
Thursday, February 26, 2015
State lawmakers on Thursday questioned transportation officials about the massive problems that have plagued the MBTA during the recent stretch of snowstorms. Sen. Sonia Chang Diaz was there for the Senate Bonding Committee meeting and joined WBU...
The Bay State Banner
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Last week members of the Massachusetts Legislative Black and Latino Caucus met with Gov. Charlie Baker, discussing their legislative priorities and weighing in on the mid-year budget cuts the governor is mulling to bridge a deficit estimated at $768 milli...
Monday, February 9, 2015
BOSTON — The cost of higher education continues to increase and many students focus on getting into state universities in order to reduce their loans. Immigrant students illegally living in Massachusetts are not able to receive the benefits of in-state ...
The Boston Globe
Friday, February 6, 2015
‘Universal pre-K” is a buzzword these days in some political circles, with good reason: It’s a government investment that stands to pay big dividends in the future. Research shows that children who lack the foundation for early literacy and math ar...