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NH Lawmaker Stalemate Could Cause Spike In Infrastructure Costs

A legislative stalemate over raising the gas tax and legalizing a casino could jeopardize the state’s biggest transportation priority and drive highway contractors out of New Hampshire to look for work in nearby states willing to fund infrastructure improvements.

11/02/2013

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NH State House Dome To Get A Gold Makeover

Tissue thin gold leaf will be applied to cover the tarnished under-layer of copper and restore the luster to New Hampshire’s Civil War-era Statehouse dome in a makeover starting this fall.

07/13/2013

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House-Senate Plan Would Raise $500 Million For Transportation

The Massachusetts House and Senate have agreed on a plan to raise $500 million to fund the state’s transportation system.

04/02/2013

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Patrick, Lawmakers To Take Small Pay Cut

Massachusetts legislators and top state officials are getting a pay cut.

01/03/2013

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Governor Signs Bill To Help Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has given final approval to legislation that seeks to prevent home foreclosures by forcing mortgage lenders to offer modifications on certain “risky” loans.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/04/2012

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Several High Profile Bills Untouched As Legislative Session Nears End

With the current legislative session set to end Tuesday at midnight, Massachusetts lawmakers have just a few days left to debate and vote on many high-profile bills.

07/28/2012

NH House Votes To Reverse Ruling For Adequate School Funding

New Hampshire’s House has voted to reverse a landmark 1997 New Hampshire Supreme Court ruling that required the state to adequately fund public education.

03/16/2011

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NH Lawmakers To Work Late Wednesday… Because Of Poetry Contest

New Hampshire lawmakers hoping to vote on 250 bills, plan to stay late Wednesday night after the house had already promised the room to another organization for Thursday.

03/16/2011

Boston Mayor Tom Menino

Menino Unveils Annual Legislative Priorities

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is filing a heap of legislation aimed at allowing the city to better address rising costs.

01/18/2011

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Mass. Leaders Agree To Probation Commission

The state’s top political leaders are forming a commission to develop legislation that will overhaul the troubled Massachusetts Probation Department.

12/06/2010

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