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Warren, Tierney Pushing Bill To Block Student Loan Interest Rate Hikes

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Congressman John Tierney plan to join students and professors to highlight a July 1 deadline when the interest rate on federal students loans are set to double if Congress doesn’t act first.

06/08/2013

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The Facts About Traditional IRAs

IRAs are a very useful tool for retirement planning but not enough folks are contributing to them that are eligible to use them.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/13/2013

Gary Lapierre

Thank God For Congress And Barack Obama……….

The FAA has been cutting back personnel for almost a year now and clearly, the sequester date was looming. A lot of things could have been done to prevent it, but they opted to do nothing. The White House, clearly bent on creating suffering among us, joined in the refusal to do something about it and in a matter of hours, tens of thousands of air travelers were stranded and were suffering. Four members of my family got caught in it.

04/26/2013

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Congress To Honor Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

The state’s congressional delegation is preparing to honor the victims of the Marathon bombings and the first responders who rushed to their aid.

04/26/2013

Social Security

The History Of Social Security

BOSTON (CBS) – Last year 58 million Americans received $821 billion dollars in Social Security benefits and nine out of ten individuals age 65 and older received benefits. Social Security has been around for 78 […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/25/2013

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Bradley Jay: ‘I Don’t Like Dollar Coins.’

Please. No more dollar coins. Watch the video to see who agrees and why.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/23/2013

Gary Lapierre

“Barack Obama…Firearms Salesman Of The Year”

I’ll never understand the nation’s fixation with having this kind of firepower. But no doubt about it, BHO launched an effort to curb that kind of firepower and it all seemed to blow up in his face…..thus, the sign in the window at the N.H. gun store…….”Barack Obama…Firearms Salesman Of The Year.” Business is booming!!!

03/02/2013

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Logan Airport Could Lose Air Traffic Control Workers In Sequestration Cuts

Washington power players aren’t planning to talk about sequestration until Friday – that’s the day the cuts are expected to take place.

02/27/2013

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Federal Budget Cuts Could Hit MA Schools Hard

The White House says Massachusetts could lose tens of millions of dollars for education, environmental protection, and child care if automatic federal budget cuts take effect as scheduled.

02/24/2013

Elizabeth Warren at BMC with Mayor Tom Menino and Congressman Mike Capuano. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Carl Stevens)

Warren, Capuano Call Sequestration ‘Stupid’

Flanked by Mayor Tom Menino and Congressman Mike Capuano Monday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke about the need to avoid sequestration in two weeks and the automatic federal budget cuts that could be devastating to medical research across the country.

02/18/2013

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