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August 16, 2017 - 8:31 am
State and city leaders along with the family of the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings will attend a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for a park in his honor. Eight-year-old Martin Richard was one of three people killed in the bombings. The story of the Dorchester boy's empathy...
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Boston's Morning Show with Kim & VB
August 03, 2017 - 8:10 am
Governor Charlie Baker is attempting again to resurrect the Massachusetts Tax Holiday. On Wednesday, he filed a bill to create a tax holiday on the weekend of August 19th and 20th on items that cost less than $2500. Both the House and Senate are on recess and unlikely to return before the bill...
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August 02, 2017 - 8:26 am
Governor Charlie Baker is backing off an earlier pledge to bring in health care costs and is expected to sign a $200 million bill that includes a fee increase in employee medical assistance contributions on Wednesday, according to multiple media outlets. Baker's original plan would have put a $2,...
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Boston's Morning Show with Kim & VB
August 02, 2017 - 7:59 am
Charlie Baker came out today in favor or changing the "sanctuary" state position for Massachusetts to allow for local police cooperation with federal immigration officials. Charlie Baker's bill would reset state policy on immigration detainers https://t.co/kUgPdWlOQL pic.twitter.com/XYh19130KS —...
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July 28, 2017 - 8:14 am
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is expected to sign the marijuana bill passed by state lawmakers last week that modified major parts of the 201 ballot measure to legalize pot that passed last fall. Among the significant changes being made to the new bill is an increase of the sales tax rate on...
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David Tanklefsky
June 09, 2017 - 11:47 am
In a rare comment on pending legislation, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced his opposition to a so-called "sanctuary state" bill and waded into the passion-filled debate over undocumented immigration. "The safety and security of our communities is a top priority for our administration...
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David Tanklefsky
May 29, 2017 - 11:34 am
The 37,000 American flags that wave this weekend on Boston Common are one of the most prominent visual symbols of the sacrifices made by those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Last week, volunteers from the Massachusetts Military Hero Fund placed the flags, representing soldiers from the...
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David Tanklefsky
May 08, 2017 - 12:57 pm
General Electric is officially breaking ground in Boston. In a ceremony Monday morning at its new "Innovation Point" campus, company CEO Jeffrey Immelt was joined by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to celebrate the beginning of construction. "About a year ago when...
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David Tanklefsky
May 04, 2017 - 12:46 pm
Governor Charlie Baker and other state leaders are on hand for a ceremony dedicating the Cruiseport Boston facility in the Seaport to former Mayor Raymond Flynn. "Ambassador Flynn saw before many others the opportunity to build the economically vibrant seaport district of today," Governor Baker...
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