Congress

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Massachusetts Members Of Congress Backing Minimum Wage Hike

Members of Massachusetts all-Democratic congressional delegation are lining up behind an effort to hike the federal minimum wage to $12 per hour by 2020.

05/02/2015

Katherine Clark. (WBZ-TV)

Clark Calls For More Prosecution Of Cyber Threats Against Women

Rep. Katherine Clark is calling on federal prosecutors to prioritize investigations of online threats against women.

03/10/2015

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$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation Projects

Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.

01/14/2015

Seth Moulton. (WBZ-TV)

US Rep. Seth Moulton Named To House Armed Services Committee

U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton has won a seat on the House Armed Services Committee.

01/09/2015

Seth Moulton. (WBZ-TV)

Seth Moulton To Be Sworn In As Massachusetts’ Newest Congressman

He says he hopes to focus on the needs of his district while bringing his experience as a former U.S. Marine to a fractious Washington.

01/06/2015

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The State of The Economy

Before we know it we will be writing 2015! So what were my thoughts last year at this time?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/30/2014

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Last Minute Tax Stuff You Can Do

I don’t know what Congress is planning to do regarding tax changes, but every year around the third week of December Congress decides to tweak the tax code.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/04/2014

Seth Moulton (left) and Richard Tisei at their WBZ-TV debate, Oct. 10, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Candidates Moulton, Tisei Defy Usual Partisan Mold

Democrat Seth Moulton and Republican Richard Tisei sat down with WBZ’s Jon Keller and the results seemed to blur the usual partisan boundaries.

WBZ-TV–10/10/2014

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Keller @ Large: Why Can’t Congress Learn From Its Mistake?

Can you think of a group of Americans less entitled to self-congratulation than Congress?

07/24/2014

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Congress Passes Bill To Help Providence, RI WaterFire Event Go On

Congress has passed a bill that allows the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to operate the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier during the city’s popular WaterFire event.

06/07/2014

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