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Legislation filed in aftermath of John Burbine arrest aims to fix weaknesses in the state's sex offender registry system.
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State audit finds 119 Level 2 and 3 sex offenders living at addresses registered as child care providers. Also, background checks not being done in some cases.
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian and Andover Democratic State Senator Barry Feingold propose bill based on existing state drug and human trafficking laws.
House Republican leader criticizes Patrick's budget plan as too focused on the Governor's legacy, not enough on taxpayers.
In wake of the John Burbine case, local lawmakers announce a comprehensive proposal to reform state sex offender reporting policies.
Fox 25 Report says Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr will introduce bill Friday aimed at closing loopholes in sex offender registration system. Back in December, State Senator Katherine Clark raised some similar ideas.
Attorney Bill Barabino of Wakefield took a minute to discuss how the media has covered his client, John Burbine, so far.
Wakefield resident John Burbine is facing more than 100 counts of child sexual abuse. He pleaded not guilty last month and his next court action is a motion to dismiss in April.
State Rep., whose district includes North Reading, is re-elected as House minority leader.
Marian Burbine made court appearance Thursday morning, with next one set for February 13.
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