Oct 12

Letter to the Editor: Pacheco Law helps taxpayers know how their money is spent

Sen. Marc R. Pacheco

Boston Globe | October 12, 2017 In response to your recent editorial “The Pacheco dividends at the T,” I am impelled, once again, to lay out some facts regarding the Taxpayer Protection Act, or the Pacheco Law. The law was enacted in 1993 to protect the Commonwealth from the waste, fraud, and abuse that routinely took place as …

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Oct 10

Take the #CottonSwabChallenge

Barry Norton and his family.

Last week, Barry Norton asked for our help finding a bone marrow match for his son Joseph who was recently diagnosed with leukemia. He didn’t stop there. Barry has been talking to people all over and is already receiving some great support from his community. Mayor Burke, of Medford (Barry’s hometown) has pledged her support …

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Oct 09

Photos from today’s event to send aid to Puerto Rico

Today, Local 589’s executive board joined with others this morning to help our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico by donating needed supplies and a monetary gift. We’d like to thank the membership for making this kind of donation possible. We would also like to thank Joseph Cerbone, Patrick Hogan, Peggy LaPaglia, Jose Cruz, Miguel …

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