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Devens Hosts Fifth Annual Workforce Summit

Devens hosts fifth annual Workforce Summit

Lowell Sun Online, Posted: 10/16/2014 08:13:41 AM

By: Jon Bishop

DEVENS — Business and political heavyweights from both sides of the aisle gathered Wednesday to discuss ideas to further promote employment in the Bay State during the fifth annual Massachusetts Jobs and Workforce Summit.

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Garden Grove Nepotism Controversy Continues

Following a tightening in the Nepotism policy in Garden Grove, the controversy over the Garden Grove Fire Department’s hiring of Mayor Bruce Broadwater’s son, Jeremy, continues, with the Orange County Register taking note in two separate articles in one day. 149 more words

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Study Sought to Determine Impact of Devens

Officials: Devens may be hurting nearby communities

The Landmark, Posted: 10/14/2014

By: Christine Smith

Sterling has expressed interest in forming a regional coalition of nearby cities and towns, led by Leominster and its Mayor Dean Mazzarella, to determine whether the state-run 4,400 acre mixeduse community known as Devens could be causing economic losses for the area.

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Political Finance Watchdog Criticizes OC Board of Supervisors' Measure E language

Measure E was placed on the ballot by the OC Board of Supervisors to bypass having to fund a new county commission by authorizing the County of Orange to contract with the State of California to have the State’s Fair Political Practices Commission handle ongoing regulation of Orange County campaign finance laws. 115 more words

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34th Senate District Campaign — A tight race?

Republican Janet Nguyen and Democrat Jose Solorio are in a tight race for OC’s State Senate 34th district seat. This district is key to giving the Democrats a 2/3 majority in the State Senate. 78 more words

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Despite Nepotism Charges, Garden Grove Mayor Raises Most Campaign Cash

As reported by the Voice of OC, the career Mayor of Garden Grove, Bruce Broadwater—who has been in politics for 22 years—has still managed to raise more than double the funds for his reelection campaign than any other candidate for Mayor. 35 more words

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