Category: Announcement

House set to approve $49m in aid for MBTA

Boston Globe | By Eric Moskowitz | June 12, 2012 The House is poised to vote Wednesday on an emergency funding package for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, with key lawmakers saying they expect to get the measure to Governor Deval ­Patrick’s desk by June 30. The plan to send $49 million in state aid …

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State Senate Defeats Attacks on Taxpayer Protection Act

Amendments to the state budget, offered during the State Senate debate, that would have impacted health care collective bargaining rights and stripped taxpayers of protections against privatization schemes were defeated on voice votes in late May. An attempt to increase the threshold to allow the public services to be privatized lost on a voice vote …

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Local 589 College Scholarship Winners

Six students, the sons and daughters of Boston Carmen’s Union Local 589 members, will be getting financial assistance through the Union’s college scholarship program this fall. Assistant Secretary Peggy LaPaglia presented the six Local 589 families with their scholarship awards at the Massachusetts AFL-CIO Scholarship event on May 10th. The Local 589 Scholarship award winners …

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