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Governor Baker and Mayor Walsh Went to DC to Make a Case for Investment in Massachusetts' Infrastructure

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Washington, D.C.– Massachusetts' Republican Governor Charlie Baker and Boston's Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh met with Trump administration officials this week to discuss potential federal investments…

Jennifer Pacheco

Policy Change Aims to Expand Housing Options for Low-Income Renters

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Boston, MA– Boston is not a cheap city to live in. In fact, Boston consistently ranks within the top 5 most expensive cities to rent apartments…

Aiden Dobens

Trump Banner Gets Ripped Down by Fans at Fenway Park

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Boston, MA– Has there ever been a sports team that has gotten so entangled in this many political controversies over such a small period of time?…

David Mello

Cambridge Officials Want to Remove Massachusetts State Flag

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Cambridge, MA– The United States of America serves as a symbol of freedom for people all across the world. Families seeking better futures have come here…

Aiden Dobens

Somerville City Council Approves Lowering Voting Age to 16 for Local Elections

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Somerville, MA– The City Council in Somerville voted unanimously last week to lower the voting age to 16 for local elections. (The voting age for state…

Adrien Lynch

U.S. Prosecutors Visit Europe to Learn From Drug Decriminalization Efforts There

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Boston, MA– A group of over 20 U.S. prosecutors, including Boston’s Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins, will be touring Portugal and Germany this…

Adrien Lynch

The "Boston Red Socks" Visited the White House Yesterday

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Boston, MA– After a week of controversy leading up to the Boston Red Sox's Thursday afternoon visit to the White House to be honored for their…

David Mello

Proposal for Millionaire Tax in Massachusetts Moves Forward; Could be Ratified as Early as 2022

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Boston, MA– The proposed “millionaire tax” is making progress in the Massachusetts Statehouse again, and so far, it looks likely that taxes for high-income families who…

Jennifer Pacheco

Massachusetts Republicans Change Rules to Protect Trump as Party Nominee

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Boston, MA– Last week, the Massachusetts Republican Party approved a new plan for assigning state delegates to the 2020 Republican National Convention. Politico reports that instead…

Adrien Lynch