Mass. U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are among a bipartisan group of 39 senators calling on the federal government to increase funding for a program that helps lower-income families and seniors cover their home heating costs.
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
The Internal Revenue Service is looking for volunteers to provide free basic income tax return preparation to low-income, elderly and disabled Massachusetts residents.
Boston city and public school officials are set to gather for a meeting on how bad health affects student performance.
The state’s four Roman Catholic bishops are urging Congressional leaders not to cut funding for a program that helps low income families pay for heat.