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Thursday, February 27, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate on Thursday passed legislation 37-0 that combines reform with increased commitments to improve existing partnerships with cities and towns, grow municipal options while incentivizing best management practices and responsibly a...
Friday, February 14, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate on Thursday voted 37-0 to pass a $200.8 million supplemental budget to cover time sensitive deficiencies and unexpected cost increases in FY 2014.  This supplemental budget includes funds to address critical needs in the ...
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Thursday, February 13, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – Senator Dan Wolf was honored by the Massachusetts Family Planning Association on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 for his support of family planning services and reproductive rights in the Legislature. The award was presented by Lynda Sampson...
Monday, February 10, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
Senate President Therese Murray and Cape and Islands Senator Dan Wolf will hold their annual Cape Budget Forum on March 7, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. at the Harbor View Meeting Room, Barnstable County Complex. The forum is an opportunity for public servi...
Thursday, February 6, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate on Thursday voted 33-4 to pass legislation that will lower costs for businesses and support the growing economy in the Commonwealth. The bill introduces an updated rating table, puts in place a multi-year rate freeze and expan...
Monday, February 3, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON –As part of the Senate’s continued effort to lower costs for businesses and support the growing economy, the Senate on Thursday will take up legislation to reform the Unemployment Insurance system, introducing an updated rating table...
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON - State Senator Dan Wolf (D-Cape & Islands) will be hosting office hours on the following dates:  Friday, January 24, 2014 at the Dennis Senior Center from 9:00am – 10:30am,
Comment period for community input extended by 45 days
Sunday, December 22, 2013 -- For Immediate Release
Senator Daniel Wolf (D-Harwich) is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) has agreed to extend the comment period for NSTAR's 2014 Yearly Operating Program (YOP) by 45 days. The comment period was slated to ...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 -- For Immediate Release
Thank you, Madame President, and thank you for your passion and leadership on the issue of restoring the minimum wage and ensuring that this debate takes place before the New Year. I rise to speak in favor of Senate Bill 1925, as Co-Chair of the ...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that will restore the value of the minimum wage in Massachusetts by increasing the minimum wage to $11 by 2016 and tying future increases to the Consumer Price Index for the Northeast region. The bill ...
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