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Violent Offenders

Governor Deval Patrick delivers his annual state of the state address.

Governor Patrick Outlines Priorities In Annual Speech

Gov. Patrick used his annual state of the state address to urge lawmakers to strengthen community colleges, lower health care costs and revise criminal sentencing laws.

01/23/2012

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Proposed ‘3 Strikes’ Law For Violent Convicts Takes Big Step Forward

For years, a local family has been trying to get the state to toughen up the laws and keep repeat violent offenders in prison.

11/10/2011