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Gov. Deval Patrick and Senate President Therese Murray light the menorah at the Statehouse.

Mass. Lawmakers Mark Beginning Of Hanukkah At Statehouse

Massachusetts political leaders are marking the first night of Hanukkah with the annual menorah lighting at the Statehouse.

12/20/2011

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Mass. Senate Approves Bill To Tighten Parole Eligibility

The Massachusetts Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would deny parole to anyone convicted of a third serious felony.

11/10/2011

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Curious About Using Tax $$ To Regulate Casinos

If and when the proposed casino bill passes how many new state jobs will be added to the state payroll to oversee and manage this organization? – Gary, W. Upton

WBZ-TV–09/15/2011

Mass. Sales Tax Holiday This Year ‘Mostly A Consensus’ Among Officials

Shoppers could be enjoying another Massachusetts sales tax holiday this summer.

07/25/2011

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Mass. Lawmakers Again Weighing Plans To Legalize Casinos

Massachusetts political leaders are donning their poker faces as they try to cut a deal legalizing casino gambling after years of noisy disagreements.

07/17/2011

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Mass. Lawmakers Put Off Casino Debate Until Sept.

Massachusetts’ top legislative leaders announced Wednesday they are putting off any casino gambling debate until after Labor Day in September.

07/13/2011

Agreement Reached To Reduce Health Care Costs For Massachusetts Cities and Towns

An agreement has been reached at the Statehouse on a plan to reduce the cost to Massachusetts cities and towns of providing health care for municipal employees.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/09/2011

Senate President Therese Murray

Mass. Sen. Pres. Therese Murray On Finland Trade Mission

Therese Murray is leading a bipartisan trade mission to Finland to try to open European business markets and expand opportunities for Massachusetts companies.

04/17/2011

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Will Casinos Get A Second Look This Year?

Will casinos be a priority on Beacon Hill this year?

01/06/2011

Senate President Therese Murray

A Beacon Hill First: A Woman Administers The Oath

When Senate President Therese Murray adminsters the oath of office to the Governor, she’ll be doing something no female politician in Massachusetts has ever done.

01/06/2011

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