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Bruce Tarr

State Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: State Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr

State Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr was Jon’s guest this Sunday.

08/04/2013

(Photo credit: Andrea Courtois)

Lawmaker Pushes Bill To Let Mass. To Recoup Benefits From Terrorists

A Republican lawmaker is pushing for a law allowing Massachusetts to recoup public benefits given to anyone later convicted of using of a weapon of mass destruction.

05/18/2013

Plum Island

Plum Island Residents May Need To Remove Boulders Protecting Homes

When the last storm which hit the coast hard rolled in earlier this month, homeowners were given the green light by state officials to do whatever they needed to in order to protect their homes during the local emergency.

03/20/2013

Sean Bielat

Republican Sean Bielat Enters Senate Race

Sean Bielat is the latest candidate to enter the special Senate election in Massachusetts while former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan is expected to announce soon whether he’s also in the running on the GOP side.

02/14/2013

John Burbine (Photo courtesy: Middlesex DA)

State Senator Calls For Changes In Sex Offender Registry After Wakefield Case

The Republican leader in the Massachusetts Senate says the case of a Wakefield man charged with sexually assaulting more than a dozen children points to “deep flaws” in the way the state classifies and tracks sex offenders.

12/19/2012

Sand scraping on Plum Island ahead of Hurricane Sandy

Plum Island Residents Get OK For Beach Scraping

Sand is pushed from the shoreline and up the beach, where it gets shaped into a giant dune, meant to blunt the impact of Sandy’s waves.

10/26/2012

Onyango Obama (Photo courtesy: Framingham Police)

Obama’s Uncle Eligible For License Despite DUI, Illegal Immigrant Status

As of Friday, the uncle of President Barack Obama will be able to legally obtain a Massachusetts driver’s license, even though he’s living in the country illegally.

05/10/2012

(AP Photo)

Should Some Local Stores Close On Memorial Day?

A bill filed by two state senators would restrict certain retail stores from opening on the holiday.

03/23/2011