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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
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   2 Comments

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   2 Comments

Rep. Farley-Bouvier Sponsors 'Pay As You Drive' Bill
"The key to this is to raise revenue in a fair way... the gas tax is something we can't continue to rely on." — Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier   14 Comments

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