BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers approved several major pieces of legislation early Friday morning, blowing past a midnight deadline in a somewhat chaotic finish to the end of formal meetings in their two-year session that began in January 2013. 686 more words
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Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo is defending a plan to spend up to $20 million on upgrades to the House chambers.
“We’ve got a lot of repairs that need to be done, anywhere from the roof to the floor,” DeLeo told the Boston Globe. 126 more words
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers are hoping to spend as much as $40 million to upgrade the House and Senate chambers at the Statehouse.
On Tuesday, House Speaker Robert DeLeo said he’s seeking up to $20 million for repairs to the 160-seat House chambers, including what he called wiring and flooring issues. 150 more words
About nine years ago, the former Christian Church Hospital was one of the most decrepit hulks in KC’s urban core. Vacant for many years, the building sat on West Paseo Boulevard (approximately 27th and Paseo) and was highly visible from Highway 71 on the way into or out of downtown. 835 more words
From the Seattle Times
by Lynn Thompson
Joel DeJong is an enthusiastic advocate for mountain biking. He runs a commuter bike-building company in Fremont, takes his kids out on wooded trails outside of the city on weekends and for the past seven years has marshaled hundreds of volunteers to help clean up and restore the overgrown woods near his home. (Read More)