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Bay State Banner
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
A bill promoting greater access to state-funded projects for minority and women business owners and laborers was presented recently before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight. Some 20 people, in...
Lowell Sun
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
"I continue to be deeply angered by reports of shoddy accounting practices, excessive compensation packages and overall shameful abuse of tax dollars intended for children," Chang-Diaz said. "My goal is that we move quickly as a Legis...
The Boston Globe
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Amid an ongoing federal grand jury investigation, the Senate chairwoman of the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Education filed a bill yesterday to increase state oversight of the state’s scandal-tainted network of 30 special-education c...
Associated Press
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
BOSTON — Allegations that millions in taxpayers money was misspent by an education collaborative has led to the filing of a bill aimed at tightening oversight and financial management of the organizations in Massachusetts. State Sen. S...
The Boston Globe
Thursday, October 20, 2011
IT WAS only right that when the Legislature’s redistricting committee proposed new state House and Senate districts Tuesday, it also set aside the next two weeks to receive public comments and consider amendments. The approach was a stark departure from...
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Siglo 21
Thursday, September 29, 2011
La sala B-1 de la Casa Estatal de Massachusetts estaba repleta cuando la Senadora Estatal (Distrito 2-Suffolk) Sonia Chang-Díaz tomó el micrófono para agradecer que madres, maestros, profesionales, mentores, miembros de organizaciones sin fines de lucr...
State House News Service
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Proposals aimed at lowering the state's high school dropout rate are being considered by lawmakers, including one that raises the age individuals are required to attend school from 16 to 18 years old and another that creates graduation coach positio...
Associated Press
Sunday, April 24, 2011
BOSTON — Immigrant advocacy groups are planning a large-scale effort to keep state-sponsored health coverage in place for thousands of legal immigrants in Massachusetts. At issue is a recent legislative committee vote to cut $50 million fro...
Dorchester Reporter
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Several Boston Democrats were named this week to the special commission tasked with redrawing the state’s district lines for Congress and the local House and Senate districts. State Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry, a Dorcheste...
Sampan
Friday, September 10, 2010
In November, 2008, Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz won the general election to represent the Second Suffolk District, which consists of Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, Roxbury, Beacon Hill, Chinatown, South End, Back Bay, Fenway, and a small portion of Dorchester,...
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