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Politics

Conversation and news about local officials, government and campaigns.
Keating Announces $200,000 Worth of Grants for Ocean Spray Cranberries

Keating Announces $200,000 Worth of Grants for Ocean Spray Cranberries

The funding for Ocean Spray will be used to assist with the costs of producing 100,000 cases of PACt.
Summer Harvest on Beacon Hill

Summer Harvest on Beacon Hill

The weekly roundup from State House News Service.
Governor Patrick Signs Gun Safety Legislation

Governor Patrick Signs Gun Safety Legislation

The new bill is part of the goal to create safer communities throughout the state.
Buckets of Ice Water and a New Office for the Governor

Buckets of Ice Water and a New Office for the Governor

The weekly roundup from State House News Service.
Migrant Children Not Coming to Massachusetts After All

Migrant Children Not Coming to Massachusetts After All

Federal officials told Gov. Patrick this week they won't move forward with the previously-proposed program.
Wheeling and Dealing on Beacon Hill

Wheeling and Dealing on Beacon Hill

The weekly roundup from State House News Service.
Bill Would Redact Domestic Violence Arrests Until After Arraignments

Bill Would Redact Domestic Violence Arrests Until After Arraignments

The bill has already passed the Massachusetts House and Senate and awaits Gov. Deval Patrick’s signature.
Coakley Up Big on Baker in New Gubernatorial Poll

Coakley Up Big on Baker in New Gubernatorial Poll

Suffolk University/Boston Herald survey has AG leading by 13 percent.