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$612,000 to restore coastal habitat, prepare for climate change impacts
Thursday, October 15, 2015 -- For Immediate Release
WELLFLEET – Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett today announced a $612,000 grant to advance the Herring River Estuary Restoration in Wellfleet and Truro, one of the largest and most ambitious coas...
Thursday, September 4, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON –The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) has awarded grants totaling $320,110 to cultural organizations, schools, and communities in the Cape and Islands district, Senator Dan Wolf (D-Harwich) announced. The grants support a wide variety ...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed legislation to increase the fines for the illegal catching of eels and elvers in the Commonwealth. The prices for elvers, or small eels, are currently at some of their highest levels in history....
Friday, July 11, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Patrick Administration last week announced $23 million in funding to 61 hospitals and community health centers across the state to help them establish integrated delivery systems that provide more effective and cost-efficient care to...
Thursday, July 10, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
SPRINGFIELD – Governor Deval Patrick today announced $83.6 million in funding to create affordable housing projects in 22 communities across the state, including support for the Stable Path housing project in Provincetown, Senator Daniel A. Wolf ...
Monday, July 7, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate on Tuesday passed legislation 37-1 to promote economic development and provide incentives to create jobs and stimulate the Commonwealth’s economy, SenatorDaniel A. Wolf (D-Harwich)announced. The bill makes targeted inves...
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Bill Strengthens Worker Protections, Reforms Unemployment Insurance
Thursday, June 26, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – Thursday, June 26, 2014 – Today, Senator Dan Wolf (D-Harwich) joined Governor Deval Patrick, Senate President Therese Murray, Speaker Robert DeLeo, his Co-Chair of the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development Tom Conroy, ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON—As part of Governor Patrick’s announced $14 million in Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund grants to support new building projects in the Commonwealth, Senator Daniel A. Wolf (D-Harwich) announced over $325,000 in grants for nonpr...
Friday, June 13, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate on Thursday passed a landmark bill which will raise the state’s minimum wage to $11.00 an hour by 2017. “Raising the minimum wage to this level will help lift people out of poverty, and spur more economic activity ...
Monday, June 9, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – Massachusetts Commissioner of Insurance Joseph G. Murphy today announced his decision rejecting the Massachusetts Property Insurance Underwriting Association’s (“FAIR Plan”) request to increase its statewide home insura...
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