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AG’s Office Wins Federal Case Defending Assault Weapons Ban, Judge Rejects Challenge by Gun Lobby

BOSTON, MA:  — Following the order of District Court Judge William Young rejecting the gun lobby’s challenge to the assault weapons ban in Massachusetts, Attorney General Maura Healey issued the following statement: “Today’s decision upholding the Assault Weapons Ban vindicates the right of the people of Massachusetts to protect themselves from these weapons…
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Resilience – GLOBAL DISASTER RESPONSE NEEDS A NETWORKED APPROACH

  BOSTON, MA. 03/29/2018- Douglas Fears, White House resilience head, presidential advisor and senior director of resilience policy at the National Security Council, speaks during the 2018 Global Resilience Research Network summit held in East Village 17th floor on March 29, 2018. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University. “Pray for me.”…
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Marching Together

Boston, MA: by Marty Walsh - It was a scene similar to one Boston’s seen before. This past weekend, on a cold Saturday morning, tens of thousands of people gathered to kick off another march demanding national change. Except this time, we gathered at Madison Park Vocational High School in…
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YOUTH CITYWIDE ACCEPT HYDRANT CHALLENGE AND TACKLE SNOW

Boston, MA: For three winters, the challenge has encouraged youth to shovel out a fire hydrant and have their parents post a before and after photo on social media, using the hashtag #HydrantChallenge. Upon completion of the challenge, Councilor O’Malley rewards each child with a $5 gift card to Licks!…
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MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES 4TH ANNUAL “ONE BOSTON DAY” ON APRIL 15

ENCOURAGES CIVIC PARTICIPATION IN ACTS OF GOODWILL. Boston, MA: - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the City of Boston will once again honor Boston's resilience, generosity and strength on April 15, now known as "One Boston Day." The day serves as an opportunity to recognize the good in our…
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Remarks by the First Lady at an Event on Combating the Opioid Crisis

Manchester Community College - Manchester, New Hampshire: - 2:31 EDT MRS. TRUMP:  Hello.  Good afternoon.  It is great to be with you today as we address an issue posing a major threat to our society. Before I begin, I want to thank members of law enforcement for all they do to…
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Baker-Polito Administration Files Legislation Committing Over $1.4 Billion to Climate Change, Environmental Protection, and Community Investments

Projects Will Continue the Baker-Polito Administration’s Strong Leadership on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, and Environmental Stewardship SCITUATE, MA:  — Governor Baker today filed legislation to authorize over $ billion in capital allocations for investments in safeguarding residents, municipalities and businesses from the impacts of climate change, protecting environmental resources,…
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Governor Baker Visits Barnstable County Multi-Agency Coordination Center

Discusses storm recovery and thanks first responders. BARNSTABLE, MA: Governor Charlie Baker joined Senator Vinny deMacedo, Senator Julian Cyr, Representative Sarah Peake, Representative Will Crocker, Representative Randy Hunt, Representative Tim Whelan, utility representatives and municipal officials from Barnstable County to discuss the impact of the most recent nor’easter at the…
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