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Statehouse Exhibit Marks 150th Anniversary Of Lincoln Assassination

An exhibit at the Massachusetts Statehouse will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

04/14/2015

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Massachusetts Lawmakers Assess Ebola Readiness

Federal funding cuts have made it more difficult for the medical community to prepare for potential cases of Ebola, a Boston hospital official told state lawmakers on Thursday.

10/16/2014

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Mass. Lawmakers Eye $40M In Statehouse Repairs

Massachusetts lawmakers are hoping to spend as much as $40 million to upgrade the House and Senate chambers at the Statehouse.

07/29/2014

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Governor Patrick Signs Early Voting Bill Into Law

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill allowing early voting up to 11 days before Election Day, making Massachusetts the 33rd state to embrace early voting.

05/22/2014

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Panel Finalizes Recommendations To Ease Drug Abuse

A state panel charged with finding ways to address Massachusetts’ drug abuse epidemic is set to finalize its recommendations for Gov. Deval Patrick this week.

05/17/2014

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Early Voting Bill Gaining Momentum On Beacon Hill

A bill that would allow early voting up to 11 days before Election Day is making its way through the Massachusetts Statehouse.

05/13/2014

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Senate To Unveil Massachusetts Budget Plan

State budget deliberations are set to resume on Beacon Hill as lawmakers wrestle over details of a proposed $36.2 spending plan for the July 1 fiscal year.

05/10/2014

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Beacon Hill To Hold St. Patrick’s Day Hearing On “Green” Bills

Massachusetts lawmakers are taking advantage of St. Patrick’s Day to hold a hearing on a series of “green bills” related to the environment.

03/15/2014

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DeLeo Calls For Hike In Minimum Wage

House Speaker Robert DeLeo is proposing a new minimum wage of $10.50 per hour in Massachusetts, to be phased in over three years.

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

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