State of Massachusetts

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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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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Social Workers Plan To March In Boston

Donna Motta March 20, 2017 Comments Off on Social Workers Plan To March In Boston

Beacon Hill in Boston will be the primary site of the so called, “March for Social Work Values,” event held each year by the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. The

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Voters Say “Yes” To Question # 3

Donna Motta November 9, 2016 Comments Off on Voters Say “Yes” To Question # 3

Massachusetts voters approved Ballot Question Three during Tuesday’s election: Conditions for Farm Animals. The law will no prohibit any farm owner or operator from knowingly confining any breeding pig, calf raised for veal, or

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No Charter School Expansion

Donna Motta November 9, 2016 Comments Off on No Charter School Expansion

Massachusetts voters did not approve Question Two in Tuesday’s election: Charter School Expansion. The “no” vote means that the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will not be allowed to approve up to

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Tips On Heat Exhaustion Prevention

Donna Motta July 21, 2016 Comments Off on Tips On Heat Exhaustion Prevention

With the weather in the upcoming few days expected to be in the 90’s or above, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health is advising residents to take precautions when heading outdoors this weekend. The

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West Nile Virus Detected In Mosquitoes In State Samples

Donna Motta July 11, 2016 Comments Off on West Nile Virus Detected In Mosquitoes In State Samples

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced today that West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time this year. The presence of WNV was confirmed by

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