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Martha Coakley

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Grossman Targets Coakley In Debate With Head Of Mass. Gun Lobby

Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman faced off against the state’s gun lobby director in an informal debate Thursday meant to highlight what the Democratic candidate for governor says is the failure of a party primary opponent — Attorney General Martha Coakley — to embrace tougher gun control.

04/17/2014

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley. (WBZ-TV)

AG Martha Coakley Pays $24,000 To Settle Campaign Violations

Attorney General Martha Coakley’s campaign committee has agreed to pay nearly $18,000 to charity as part of an agreement with campaign regulators over payments made with federal committee funds.

04/17/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Massachusetts House Passes Domestic Abuse Bill

An overhaul of the state’s domestic violence laws unanimously cleared the Massachusetts House on Tuesday.

04/08/2014

The Oakhurst Retreat and Conference Center in Northbridge.

Mass. AG Backing Gay Couple In Dispute With Church

Attorney General Martha Coakley is arguing that Massachusetts’ anti-discrimination law should apply in the case of a married gay couple who sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester for allegedly refusing to sell them a Northbridge mansion because church officials were concerned they would host gay weddings.

03/13/2014

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Coakley Warns Of Cuts In Mental Health Programs

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is calling on the Legislature to reject proposed cuts in community-based mental health programs.

03/10/2014

Deval Patrick. (Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Patrick: No Reason To Start Over On Medical Marijuana

House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Attorney General Martha Coakley are among those who have suggested the state should hit the reset button.

03/03/2014

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley. (WBZ-TV)

Coakley Aims To Be First Woman Elected As Mass. Governor

When Martha Coakley graduated from law school, her father gave her a plaque that read “sometimes the best man for the job is a woman.” She’s spent the past several decades trying to prove him right.

03/01/2014

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley. (WBZ-TV)

Coakley Backs Patrick’s Handling Of DCF

The Democratic candidate for governor said Tuesday that Patrick is doing what he needs to do by first asking for an independent audit.

02/11/2014

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Warren, Coakley Call For More Oversight Of Mass. For-Profit Colleges

Two top Massachusetts elected officials are trying to tighten regulations on for-profit colleges, arguing some of the schools are leaving students with high debt and without the skills needed to land a good job.

01/25/2014

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley. (WBZ-TV)

Coakley Pushes Minimum Wage Hike, Sick Time In Chamber Of Commerce Speech

Attorney Martha Coakley is calling for a hike in the minimum wage, universal pre-kindergarten and earned sick time for all Massachusetts workers as she stumps for the Democratic nomination for governor.

01/23/2014

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