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Opioid Deaths Down In Massachusetts

Donna Motta February 20, 2018 0

Massachusetts Department of Public Health officials reported to Governor Charles Baker that opioid deaths were down in the Bay State in 2017. Here’s the news release: Opioid News Release

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Latest State Unemployment & Job Estimates

Donna Motta February 14, 2018 Comments Off on Latest State Unemployment & Job Estimates

Here’s the latest updated information on unemployment figures for the Commonwealth recently released by the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. Latest Seasonally Unadjusted Unemployment and Job Estimates for Local Labor Markets in

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Governor Baker Allocates Funds For Womens’ Healthcare

Donna Motta February 9, 2018 Comments Off on Governor Baker Allocates Funds For Womens’ Healthcare

Below is a press release concerning womens’ health care issues forwarded by Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker: Baker-Polito Administration Proposes Supplemental Budget, with $1.6 Million to Fund Women’s Health Care Services to Cover Lapse in

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State Rep Alan Silvia Reacts To FY 2019 Budget Proposal

Donna Motta January 25, 2018 Comments Off on State Rep Alan Silvia Reacts To FY 2019 Budget Proposal

Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker – who is seeking his second term in office later this year – has unveiled his $40.9 billion budget for fiscal year 2019 that begins July 1st. While the house

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Candidate For Governor Visiting Fall River

Donna Motta January 22, 2018 Comments Off on Candidate For Governor Visiting Fall River

A candidate running for Massachusetts Governor in the upcoming state election will be in Fall River. Here’s more: Press Release Meet Candidate Jay Gonzalez    

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U.S. Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy Visits Fall River

Donna Motta September 15, 2017 Comments Off on U.S. Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy Visits Fall River

U.S. Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III, visited Fall River’s anti-poverty agency Citizens for Citizens, Inc. today. Kennedy represents the Fourth Massachusetts District, which includes the city. During his visit, Kennedy honored James E. Dolin,

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No Tax Free Weekend In Massachusetts

Donna Motta August 8, 2017 Comments Off on No Tax Free Weekend In Massachusetts

It looks like there will be no sales tax free weekend in Massachusetts for the second year in a row. While Governor Charles Baker has tried to push legislation through to continue the traditional

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Governor Baker Signs Compromise Pot Bill

Donna Motta July 31, 2017 Comments Off on Governor Baker Signs Compromise Pot Bill

Here is a press release explaining the legislation that was designed to ensure safe access to marijuana and recently signed into law by Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker. Governor Baker Signs an Act to Ensure

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Remember To “Buckle Up” In May

Donna Motta July 31, 2017 Comments Off on Remember To “Buckle Up” In May

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has signed legislation deeming May Seat Belt Awareness month. Former Fall River City Councilor Mike Miozza requested that State Representative Alan Silvia push for the legislation to remind drivers and

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Fall River Businesses Hurting with No Sales Tax Weekend

Donna Motta June 26, 2017 Comments Off on Fall River Businesses Hurting with No Sales Tax Weekend

The Bristol County Chamber of Commerce is pushing for the no sales tax weekend to take place this summer. The tradition was abandoned by the state last year, and according to Chamber President Rob

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