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Electric Energy Online
Solar Energy Industries Association Supports Legislation to Increase Access to Distributed Generation
Saying it will benefit Massachusetts consumers by improving access to net metering, the Solar Energy Industries Association announced its support for legislation in both the State Senate and State House of Representatives, which will allow public and private distributed generation solar projects to continue, while preserving and expanding jobs in ... (more)
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Walsh's approach to parade could show leadership style
Efforts by Mayor Martin J. Walsh to broker a deal between organizers of the South Boston St. Patrick's Day parade and gay-rights activists have led to weeks of incremental progress, media-conducted back-and-forths, and, as of now, loggerheads.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Honolulu Advertiser
Auto regulators dismiss GM ignition defect tied to 13 deaths
In this Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, file photo, the Chevy Cobalt moves on the assembly line at the Lordstown Assembly Plant Thursday Aug. 21, 2008.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
'House of Cards' mind-set threatens young activist interest
Isabelle Gardner, 17, helps a student as she teaches violin to third-graders at Bahia Elementary School in San Rafael.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Wall Street Journal
Paul Ryan to Headline Iowa GOP's Lincoln Dinner
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan , , chats with ranking Democrat Chris Van Hollen of Maryland at the committee hearing on President Obama's fiscal year 2015 budget, on March 5, 2014.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Victory Fund's dangerous endorsement
Recently, the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund endorsed former Massachusetts Republican Senate Minority Leader Richard Tisei, who is openly gay, for Congress.
The Heritage Foundation
Only One of These Makes the Country Work
While President Obama releases his ideal budget for the year today-lauding government as the source of success in America-Heritage President Jim DeMint releases his new book about the individuals who are making this country work, one day at a time.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Top Armed Services Democrat: Don't Bet on Sequestration Going Away
The Obama administration is submitting a five-year budget that largely ignores sequester budget caps, but the House Armed Services Committee ranking member said the lower spending levels are likely here to stay.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Lee Harrison Welcoming Joan to the party
'You know, you have such a stunningly superficial knowledge of what went on that it's almost embarrassing to listen to you."
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Maria Giesta's life takes her from the Azores to Washington D.C.
When Maria Giesta was a sixth-grader at Normandin Junior High in New Bedford, the 11-year-old Azorean immigrant started helping her father knock on doors and make phone calls to campaign for local politicians.
W-B lawmaker wants to bar legislators from hiring other elected officials: Friday Morning Coffee
Rep. Kevin Haggerty , a Democrat from Dunmore, Luzerne County, introduced legislation Wednesday that bar lawmakers from hiring anyone who holds an elected post, including municipal councils or school boards, the newspaper reports.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Colin Powell to headline Impact series at Vanderbilt
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is scheduled to headline Vanderbilt University's 50th annual Impact Symposium March 17-19.
Victory Fund endorses Catania for mayor
David Catania won the Victory Fund's endorsement even though he hasn't yet announced his candidacy for mayor.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Mass. going to pot
State officials are now pedaling backwards as fast as they can to get themselves out of the mess they've made of the licensing process for those "medical" marijuana shops.
Young liberal wisdom; IV - Republicans are only for the richest 1%
Liberals believe that Republicans are only for the richest 1% know nothing more of Republicans than they learned from Little Orphan Annie.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Dodd, Frank, Volcker, Bair, Curry and others set for March BU conference
Boston-area bankers looking for an opportunity to let former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank and former U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd know how they feel about the heap of financial laws that bear the lawmakers' names will get their chance next month.
State rep demands answers from DPH on pot-shop licensing
A lawmaker appointed to investigate how the state health department chose Massachusetts' medical marijuana dispensaries has fired off a list of questions to the agency's director, amid suspicions that some applicants lied or cashed in political favors to get the lucrative licenses.
Those Wall Street Parties Would Be More Fun With a Small Tax
Many people already had low opinions of the Wall Street elite. I'm referring to the investment-banker types who get incredibly rich through financial manipulations, government bailouts and implicit government guarantees provided for too-big-to-fail banks.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Democratic Party to honor Rep. Richard E. Neal
The Massachusetts Democratic Party will honor Rep. Richard E. Neal and Agnes A. Ricko, longtime Lynn activist, Democratic State Committeewoman and Democratic City Committee Chair, with the 2014 Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Awards at the annual Roosevelt Awards Receptionon May 27 at Fenway Park at 6 p.m. "Congressman Neal and Agnes Ricko epitomize ... (more)
Va. Del Comes Out, Will Face Gay Sen. For Congressional Seat
With a public announcement in a Washington Post opinion column on Friday Virginia Delegate Mark D. Sickles announced that he is gay.