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A battle for a later date
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A battle for a later date
In order to join the Massachusetts Senate race, Joe Kennedy has to be willing to place at risk the great works he could possibly accomplish.
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Proposed capital gains proposal aimed at progressive tax reform
Cambridge State Rep. Mike Connolly last week advanced a budget amendment that would raise taxes on dividends and interest from the current 5.05 percent to 8.95 percent, a move he said could generate more than $1 billion in revenue at a time when state officials are struggling to invest more in education and transportation in Massachusetts.
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House, Senate, gov. float versions of funding reform
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House, Senate, gov. float versions of funding reform
In an hours-long hearing at the Massachusetts State House on Friday, more than 100 people testified before the state Legisture’s Education Committee that public schools around the state need more funding.
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Who’s on the ballot?
On Nov. 6 Bostonians will go to the polls to vote for candidates for state and federal positions. Here are the all of the candidates in contested and unopposed seats appearing on ballots in Boston.
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Voters face three ballot questions on Election Day
Three questions will appear on the ballot paper on Nov. 6. These are concerned with the issue of nurse-patient quotas, campaign financing regulation and transgender rights. Below are three more comprehensive summaries and explanations of what a "yes" or "no" vote will mean for each question.
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Sen. Warren clashes with Diehl in second debate
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren repeatedly lambasted her Republican challenger, state Rep. Geoff Diehl, for his support of President Trump, while he attacked her presidential ambitions during the second scheduled debate on Sunday night.
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D.A. candidates discuss reforms
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D.A. candidates discuss reforms
Five of the six candidates for the Suffolk County district attorney seat and the two running for Middlesex County DA gathered at a Greater Boston Interfaith Organization forum last week, with most signaling agreement with the group’s progressive-leaning criminal justice reform agenda.
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