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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
Farley-Bouvier Files Bills To Combat Sexual Assault On Campus
"If someone does not feel safe in their dorm or in their classes, then they do not have equal access to higher education." — Tricia Farley-Bouvier

Downing Talks Politics, Policy, And Energy Efficiency
"We need to do everything we can to not simply rebuild the road or the bridge the way that it was built last time." — Sen. Benjamin Downing

Rep. Mark Files Massive Bill Aimed at Reducing College Debt
"It is all one bill and obviously some things can taken out. It will be amended. But we want to start the full conversation." — state Rep. Paul Mark

House, Senate Swiftly Pass 'Upskirting' Bill
"We must make sure that the law protects women from these kind of frightening and degrading acts." — House Speaker Robet DeLeo

Minimum Wage Increase, Broadband Top Downing's 2014 Priorities
"What I would say is my biggest priority is that we have a minimum wage bill the Senate passed at the end of the session." — Sen. Ben Downing

State Politicians Looking For Input on Student Debt
"We tried to hit every different type of college in the state." — Rep. Paul Mark

Verizon Asks Legislature To Deregulate Cable, Phone
"Overall, I am fairly skeptical of the proposal." — Sen. Benjamin Downing

Downing, Pignatelli Bill on Drug Oversight Clears Senate
"Over the past decade the communities we live in have dealt with the scourge that is opiate addiction and abuse." — Sen. Ben Downing

Senate Approves Downing's Heart-Healthy Bills
"These bills have a common goal reducing the amount of people who die from heart disease each year in Massachusetts" — Sen. Ben Downing

Supreme Judicial Court Rules Cells, Texts Fall Under Wiretap Law
"The SJC's decision is a sound one." — District Attorney David F. Capeless

House Public Safety Chairman Stopping In North Adams
A listening session on gun legislation will be held at the American Legion on Monday, July 15, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Pignatelli Files Multiple Bills To Combat Opiate Abuse
"The Berkshires has a problem and we have to address it." — Rep. William 'Smitty' Pignatelli

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