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Standing in solidarity with USW Locals 12003 and 12012

This week, members of Local 589’s executive board stood in solidarity with our brothers and sisters of USW local 12003 and 12012 in their fight against National Grid who is trying to cut their wages and benefits. This is the same greedy company that received a massive TAX break from Trump and the Republicans, and …

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GIC chief takes responsibility for “confusion and havoc”

Worcester Business Journal | January 31, 2018 After a fierce wave of backlash to its move to limit the health plan offerings for state employees, the Group Insurance Commission’s executive director told lawmakers Wednesday she accepts accountability for the events that transpired. “Though unintended, I now understand full well the concern, confusion and havoc that …

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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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