Congress

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Congress Unveils Bill For More Oversight For Compounding Pharmacies

House lawmakers have introduced legislation that would bring more federal oversight to large specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak last year.

09/13/2013

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Are You On Board With A Military Strike In Syria?

President Obama makes his case tonight for military action in Syria. A majority of Americans think a strike is a bad idea. What does the President have to say to convince you it’s the right course of action?

09/10/2013

Senator-Elect Ed Markey (D) addresses supporters after winning election to the U.S. Senate.

Candidates Vie To Succeed Markey In Congress

U.S. Sen.-elect Edward Markey hasn’t resigned from his House seat yet, but the campaign to replace him is already heating up.

06/30/2013

Gary Lapierre

“Another One Bites……The Dust”

I know Gabriel wasn’t the greatest candidate, not a smooth talker, not a polished pol (if that is an attribute) but he offered the Commonwealth something new, something fresh, somebody with impressive credentials outside the drudgery of Washington, D.C……somebody….anybody….other than the 37-year veteran of nothingness, Ed Markey.

06/26/2013

Fishing off Gloucester (File Photo from Facebook)

Congress Rejects Amendment To Aid Fishing Industry

The U.S. House of Representatives has rejected an amendment to the farm bill that would have made commercial fishermen eligible for the Department of Agriculture’s emergency disaster loan program.

06/21/2013

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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

(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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

Berkeley & Boylston Streets.(Credit: WBZ-TV's Chris Gobeille)

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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