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Thursday, November 14, 2013 -- For Immediate Release
Governor Patrick on Thursday announced that approximately $22.5 million in housing tax credit awards and $51 million in housing subsidy awards, which will support the construction or preservation of 1,145 housing units and 24 rental projects throughout...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – To ensure patient safety, the Senate on Wednesday passed legislation by a vote of 38-0 to increase regulatory oversight of compounding pharmacies in the Commonwealth through added enforcement powers and the creation of specialty pharmacy...
Thursday, October 24, 2013 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed legislation to enhance protections for victims of domestic violence and to establish new employment rights that will help victims keep their jobs and increase long-term economic productivity. ...
Friday, October 11, 2013 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – In the latest effort to support veterans, military members and their families in Massachusetts, the Senate unanimously passed legislation to expand benefits, increase access to services and strengthen the recognition and honor given to our serv...
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON – The Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development held a hearing at the State House on Tuesday morning to field testimony on proposed legislation to establish earned paid sick time for workers in the Commonwealth. Senator Dan Wolf (...
Friday, August 2, 2013 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON –The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill authorizing $1.4 billion in capital spending over the next five years to fund the production and preservation of affordable housing in the Commonwealth, Senator Dan Wolf (D-Harwich) announced. &ld...
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON—Senator Dan Wolf (D-Harwich) testified at today’s hearing of the Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government in favor of Senate bill 980—an Act Creating the Cape & Islands Property Insurance Commission. The bi...
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Friday, July 19, 2013 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON—Senator Dan Wolf (D-Harwich), Senator Stephen Brewer (D-Barre), and Representative Timothy Madden (D-Nantucket) were pleased to welcome celebrated best-selling Nantucket author Nathaniel Philbrick to the State House this morning to talk ab...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON- Senator Dan Wolf (D-Harwich), Senator Stephen Brewer (D-Barre), and Representative Timothy Madden (D-Nantucket) are pleased to welcome celebrated Nantucket author Nathaniel Philbrick to the State House on July 18th for a readin...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 -- For Immediate Release
BOSTON- Senator Dan Wolf (D-Harwich), Senator Stephen Brewer (D-Barre), and Representative Timothy Madden (D-Nantucket) are pleased to welcome celebrated Nantucket author Nathaniel Philbrick to the State House on June 13th for a reading from his new histo...
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