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3 hrs ago | KBOI-AM Boise

Six Top Democrats Who Aren't So Ready for Hillary

Hillary Clinton has remained coy on her potential presidential candidacy in 2016, but that hasn't stopped Democrats from endorsing her.


Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US Governors, State of the Union, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

7 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Rick Perry Needs To Take Morality Lessons From Deval Patrick

Gov. Deval Patrick's decision to volunteer Massachusetts facilities for Central American children was made for moral, not political reasons.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Immigration Reform, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Liberal Political News

9 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Townsend pipeline foes march in solidarity

As a group of residents opposed to a natural-gas pipeline that could cut across the state marched 2.2 miles down Route 119 Monday evening, as the drivers of dozens of passing cars honked their horns and waved in support.


Related Topix: Townsend, MA, US Governors, Dracut, MA, Pepperell, MA, Groton, MA, Cambridge, MA

10 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Peter Lucas: Patrick botches

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, flanked by religious leaders including Roman Catholic Cardinal Sean O'Malley, right, listens to a question at a news conference at the Statehouse on Friday in Boston, where he proposed two possible locations in Massachusetts to temporarily shelter unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Opinion

11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Where is the Obama administration housing the immigrant kids?

Federal agencies ranging from the the Department of Health and Human Services to the Pentagon are working to address a surge of unaccompanied immigrant children at the U.S-Mexico border, a problem that President Obama last month described as an "urgent humanitarian situation."


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire County legal community heaps praise on Rota

If attorney William A. Rota wondered how well-liked and respected he is within the Berkshire County legal community, he should have a better understanding now.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Berkshire County, MA, Pittsfield, MA, US Governors, Longmeadow, MA

WBUR-AM Boston

Immigrant Children Now Topic In Governor's Race

Gov. Deval Patrick's offer to shelter unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border is drawing a range of reactions from those hoping to fill his job.


Related Topix: US Governors, Immigration Reform

Bangor Daily News

Democratic Govs. Deval Patrick, Peter Shumlin stump for Michaud in southern Maine

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud strolls out of Portland's Cumberland Club Monday afternoon trailed by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Vermont Gov. Peter Schumlin.


Related Topix: US Governors, Maine, Maine Government, Peter Shumlin, Portland, ME, US News

Mother Jones

Watch: Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick's Emotional Speech on Child Migrants

On Friday, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced a plan for his state to temporarily shelter up to 1,000 unaccompanied children who have recently fled to the United States as part of the ongoing border crisis .


Related Topix: US Governors

Lowell Sun

Holding gov favorites to judicial center vow

The chance of Lowell's Judicial Center actually becoming a reality appears to have been bolstered after visits by the two likely governor foes in this November's general election, Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley.


Related Topix: Lowell, MA, US Governors, Opinion

Nashoba Publishing Online

'Pipe' passed to Townsend, as cross-state rally against proposed natural-gas conduit heads east

With a large piece of PVC pipe, a few signs and one large black tarp crafted into a giant mock pipeline, a band of activists crossed the town line from Ashby into Townsend at Trap Falls on Sunday to make a statement.


Related Topix: Townsend, MA, Ashby, MA, Social Software, Massachusetts, US Governors, Pepperell, MA



GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. - Great Barrington and Sheffield will share $803,000 in Community Development Block Grants to upgrade housing and fund infrastructure and accessibility issues.


Related Topix: Great Barrington, MA, Sheffield, MA, US Politics, US News, Richard Neal, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Housatonic, MA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Boston Herald

English issues mistaken for learning disabilities: Watch the Video

'IT DIDN'T HELP ME THAT MUCH': Juan Rodriguez, 10, and his mother, Evelyn Castro, claim he was wrongly put into special education classes when all he needed was help with the English language.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, UMass Boston, US Governors, Opinion

Daily Herald

Quinn anti-violence spending didn't pull big votes

In this June 12, photo, Illinois Gov. Patrick Quinn listens to a question at a news conference in Chicago.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government, Rod Blagojevich

Cape Cod Times

Protesters turn out at rally against housing detainees on Cape Cod

A group of protesters gathered today at the Otis Rotary outside the entrance to Joint Base Cape Cod, where up to 1,000 unaccompanied minors who have crossed into the U.S. illegally could be held.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Governors

DeLeo Denies Any Wrongdoing in Probation Hiring Fraud Trial

By Matt Murphy/State House News Service The china in Bob DeLeo's House is rattling, and it has nothing to do with plane-loads of migrant children invited by Gov. Deval Patrick to Massachusetts circling overhead in Winthrop as they wait for the okay to land.


Related Topix: US Governors, Winthrop, MA, Prison, Bourne, MA, Chicopee, MA

Wampanoag chief has mixed feelings on casino bid

The tribe's chief, 92-year-old Vernon "Silent Drum" Lopez, said he is awed by how far the tribe has come since the days of his youth when tribal members lived off the land, but he has mixed feelings about a potential next step: a $500 million casino resort that the tribe is proposing to build in Taunton.


Related Topix: Mashpee, MA, US Governors, Popponesset, MA

MTA Today

Gov. Patrick, MTA push school safety measures

Governor Deval Patrick released a school safety report July 17 that offers 29 recommendations aimed at making elementary and secondary schools throughout the Commonwealth more adept at identifying hazards and handling emergencies.


Related Topix: US Governors, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Boston Herald

Sheriff: Asylum may open floodgates for immigrants

Nearly two-thirds of unaccompanied immigrant children who crossed the border illegally this year have had their asylum applications immediately approved, according to a House Judiciary Committee report that strongly suggests that most of the 1,000 kids Gov. Deval Patrick wants to shelter in the Bay State may be here to stay.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Governors, US News, Illegal Immigration, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Concord Monitor

My Turn: Three ugly numbers behind Canadian hydropower push

At the recent New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers conference in Bretton Woods, there was much talk of new transmission lines for additional imports of Canadian hydropower into New England.


Related Topix: Bretton Woods, NH, US Governors, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy