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Alliance for Vocational Technical Education (AVTE) Calls for Increased Investment by State in Career and Technical Education

March 2, 2018: A broad, statewide coalition of business, education, and community groups, including SkillWorks and advocacy partners with the Workforce Solutions Group, convened at the State House on Friday to urge the Governor and Legislature to redouble their efforts to… 442 more words

State Budget And Policy

ABORTION OPPONENTS PLEDGE GRASSROOTS CAMPAIGN FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

This story was published by the State House News Service.

By Stephanie Murray
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JUNE 29, 2017….A Beacon Hill lawmaker and his allies launched a ballot initiative campaign Thursday, offering a proposal that would shift decisions around taxpayer funding for abortions away from the state constitution and into the hands of the Legislature. 1,533 more words

Journalism

GUN BILL HEARING FOCUSES ON RISK ORDER, SUPPRESSOR PROPOSALS

This story was published by the State House News Service.

By Stephanie Murray
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JULY 19, 2017….Firearms legislation took center stage at a hearing Tuesday where advocates for new gun laws and their opponents clashed over a bill that would allow guns to be temporarily seized from people deemed at high risk of hurting themselves or others. 1,164 more words

Journalism

James Brunault

The series “Know Your Candidates”, presents the conversation with James Brunault, candidate for City Council, Ward 6.

Related: You can also listen to the interview with the contending candidate for Ward 6, Juan Anderson-Burgos

Alliance Testifies on Home Care Legislation to Committee on Elder Affairs

The Massachusetts Legislature’s Joint Committee on Elder Affairs held a public hearing on July 31, 2017. Several of the bills heard are of interest to home care. 186 more words

Advocacy