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Some runners report getting their medals there as well.
While specific deductions would end, personal exemptions would double under the Patrick budget.
The commonwealth joins eight other states in restricting carbon dioxide emissions.
The plan focuses on investments in transportation and education while calling for an income tax increase coupled with a lower sales tax.
Government, Police & Fire
Gov. Deval Patrick unveiled legislation on Wednesday that would tighten gun control laws in Massachusetts while increasing funding for mental health services and enhance background checks. Is this sensible, or reactionary?
Tell us: do you think we need to increase taxes to strengthen education and transportation?
The law that goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2013 allows store owners to place scanners in the aisles, making shoppers do their own price checks, instead of individually marking each item.
The governor and MEMA unveiled Ping4alerts! Friday.
The strong majority of Massachusetts' legislators are white and male.
The $1.5 billion bill helps build infrastructure that strengthens the state’s economy over the long term, governor says.
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