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Friday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Friday, April 18, 2014

Central Massachusetts House members have filed dozens of amendments to the state budget for funds for local projects and higher spending on education, parks and veterans services, while some are also trying to force new policies on welfare benefits, turnpike tolling and genetically modified foods.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MassLive.com

Women's Fund makes call for '100 Good Men'

They may be called the Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts, but the foundation dedicated to helping women and girls in Western Massachusetts knows that men are a crucial part of the group's mission as well.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Massachusetts, Longmeadow, MA, Hampden County, MA, Hampden, MA

IBerkshires

PEDA Still Hopeful for Rail Project

With bids due for an $800 million state train car construction contract next month, local economic development officials believe the Berkshires are still in the running as an option for the selected manufacturer's future location.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Edward Markey, Marketing, Pittsfield, MA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

MCLA gives vets a place of their own the Veterans Resource Center

A new space at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts aims to give more support to a fast-growing student population -- veterans.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts , Marketing, US Military, US Navy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Lowell Sun

Challengers raising sizable sums of money in U.S. rep. race

Two challengers hoping to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. John Tierney have been raising hefty sums of money during the first three months of the year as they look ahead to the fall elections, but the incumbent still had the most cash.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John Tierney, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michael Capuano, James McGovern, Stephen Lynch

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Lowell Sun

Tsongas hosts 19th Third District Day

Congresswoman Niki Tsongas held the 19th Third District Day in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, with former Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis among the speakers highlighting issues that affect the Third District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Niki Tsongas, Democrat, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Senator Elizabeth Warren, Representative Joseph Kennedy, US Senate

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Neal asks for expedited action to restore emergency services for North County

U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, has asked the administrator for the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services to expedite the process that would restore emergency medical and hospice services to Northern Berkshire County.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Springfield, MA, Medicare, Health, Medicaid

Fri Apr 04, 2014

IBerkshires

Coakley Wants to Know Why North Adams Hospital Closed

Attorney General Martha Coakley said her office is investigating the circumstances surrounding the abrupt closure of North Adams Regional Hospital.

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Edward Markey, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Medicine, Nursing

IBerkshires

Congressional Delegation Asks for Swift Return...

The region's congressional delegation, U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey, and U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, have asked the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services to expedite licensing to restore emergency and hospice services to Northern Berkshire.

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Related Topix: Warren, MA, Edward Markey, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Medicare, Health, Medicaid, Berkshire, MA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Hill

New markets bill provides a path forward for struggling communities

Just a few weeks ago, it seemed like addressing our nation's tax code was all but impossible this year, but openings for meaningful change have emerged.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jim Gerlach, Representative Mike Kelly, Democrat, Representative Steve Stivers, Charles Rangel

Wed Apr 02, 2014

IBerkshires

Coakley Wants to Know Why North Adams Hospital...

Attorney General Martha Coakley said her office is investigating the circumstances surrounding the abrupt closure of North Adams Regional Hospital.

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Edward Markey, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Medicine, Nursing

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Rep. Neal would push for a critical carea status for N. Adams hospital

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., said Friday that an effort to designate North Adams Regional Hospital as a "critical care access" facility -- allowing higher federal reimbursement of patient Medicaid and Medicare costs -- will require a joint effort by state and federal officials.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Rep. Neal would push for a critical carea status for N. Adams hospital

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., said Friday that an effort to designate North Adams Regional Hospital as a "critical care access" facility -- allowing higher federal reimbursement of patient Medicaid and Medicare costs -- will require a joint effort by state and federal officials.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

WTEN-TV Albany

North Adams Regional Hospital could become critical care access facility

Berkshire County's congressman says he's working with the government on making North Adams Regional Hospital a "critical care access" facility, just a few days after the hospital closed with little notice .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Violent Crime

Sun Mar 30, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Springfield holds Vietnam Veterans Day ceremony

Officials, veterans and their families would not let Sunday's wet weather get in the way of the Vietnam Veterans Day ceremony in Court Square.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, Weather, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Holyoke, MA

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Your News Now

Temporary injunction fails to keep North Adams ER open

Massachusetts' Attorney General is no longer blocking a measure to keep North Adams Regional Hospital's ER open.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, North Adams, MA, Berkshire County, MA, Adams, MA, Medicine, Nursing

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Concord Monitor

N.H. House votes against dismantling Common Core

Five bills aimed at scaling back portions of the Common Core education standards or the new tests associated with them failed to gain support in the House yesterday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New Hampshire, Education Etc.

Tue Mar 25, 2014

MassLive.com

Then and now: Newsmakers and how they have changed

Remember when U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, was the Greater Springfield coordinator for George McGovern's 1972 presidential bid? Or when Charles Ryan was mayor of Springfield - the first time? ? Or how about when Rebecca Lobo, Vinny Del Negro or Travis Best were budding high school hoop stars? The Republican's vast photo archive allows ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Springfield, MA, Chicopee, MA

Mon Mar 24, 2014

IBerkshires

Berkshire Chamber, Neal Hosting...

A free workshop is being offered to local businesses trying to understand how to use Facebook to promote their products and services.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pittsfield, MA

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