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Housing

New Company Being Sought To Run Affordable Housing Program In Mass.

U.S. housing officials are reopening the bidding on contracts to administer a key federal affordable housing program in Massachusetts.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/13/2011

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Lexington Solar Company To Get $150 Million From Federal Government

The federal government has offered a $150 million loan guarantee to a Massachusetts company that’s developing a dramatically cheaper way to produce a key component of solar panels.

06/18/2011

Physician

Boston Health Center Stepping Up Battle Against HIV

A Boston health center has been selected as one of 24 community health centers nationally to participate in a federal initiative to develop services to care for people with HIV.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/21/2011

(credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Patrick Signs Bill To Help Unemployed

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed legislation to ensure unemployed workers who exhaust their state benefits remain eligible for federally-funded benefit extensions.

03/26/2011

(AP Photo/Lynn Dombek)

Local Fishermen Make A Case Against Federal Fishing Regulations

The fishing ports of Gloucester and New Bedford will make their case in federal court that key parts of new fishing regulations are illegal and should be struck down.

03/15/2011

Gov. Deval Patrick (CBS)

Gov. Patrick Creates A Federal PAC

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is forming a federal political action committee. The director of Patrick’s state committee said the governor decided to form a federal committee to help coordinate and finance his activities on behalf of the national Democratic Party.

02/19/2011

Feds looking to boost intenet security

The U.S. government is reviewing an Australian program that will allow Internet service providers to alert customers if their computers are taken over by hackers. It could limit online access if people don’t fix the […]

10/16/2010

Fed Reserve recommends new formula for state aid

A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston says the state’s formula for distributing funds to cities and towns is antiquated. 

07/16/2010

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