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Two Sides: Gun Show & Anti-Gun Violence Rally Held In Mass.

A gun show and an anti-gun violence rally were held in Massachusetts Saturday

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/26/2013

Massachusetts Turnpike

Report: Higher Taxes Or Fee Hikes Needed To Maintain, Improve Transportation

State transportation officials are proposing a range of options to raise about $1 billion per year to maintain and modernize public transit, highways, bridges and the rest of the state’s transportation network.

01/14/2013

Former Speaker Finneran introduced to applause. (Photo: WBZ NewsRadio's Carl Stevens)

Mass. Legislative Session Formally Begins

Legislative leaders say gun control and transportation funding will be among the key issues facing Massachusetts lawmakers in the new session.

01/02/2013

JudyAnn Bigby (Harvard University/Website)

Mass. GOP Calling For JudyAnn Bigby’s Resignation After Recent Scandals

Republicans in the state Legislature are calling for the resignation of JudyAnn Bigby, the state’s health and human services secretary.

11/29/2012

JudyAnn Bigby (far right) gets ready to address officials in NECC hearing at the Statehouse. (Photo credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Carl Stevens)

Bigby: State Overseers And NECC Responsible For National Meningitis Outbreak

Massachusetts Health and Human Services Secretary JudyAnn Bigby says state overseers and the managers of a compounding pharmacy bear responsibility for a fatal, nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis.

11/14/2012

Officials observe Veterans Day in Sunday ceremony. (Photo credti: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Kim Tunnicliffe)

Gov. Patrick: It’s Time To Express Gratitude, Support For Military From Mass.

Massachusetts officials honored past and present members of the Armed Forces during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Statehouse in Boston.

11/11/2012

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Activists Pushing For Expanded Mass. Bottle Bill

Supporters of an effort to expand the state’s bottle deposit law to include plastic water bottles and other beverages pressed lawmakers on Tuesday to bring the bill up for a vote before the end of the legislative session.

06/12/2012

File image of the state house at night. (Photo by Andrea Courtois)

Advocates Plan Walk Against Proposed Changes To Mental Health Centers

People with mental illness and their supporters are planning to ask Gov. Deval Patrick to back off any planned changes to community-based services in Massachusetts.

06/10/2012

Medical Care, Hospital Bed

AP: Mass. Health Care Lobbying Topped $51M Over Past 5 Years

Hospitals, insurers, doctors and unions are spending tens of millions of dollars trying to make sure their voices are heard on Beacon Hill.

03/25/2012

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Rally Planned To Protest Taunton Hospital Closing

Opponents of plans to close Taunton State Hospital have scheduled a rally at the Statehouse.

03/18/2012

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