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Beacon Towers Condominium Trust v. Alex (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-005-16)

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Suffolk.     October 5, 2015. – January 7, 2016.

Present:  Gants, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Duffly, Lenk, & Hines, JJ.

Arbitration, Attorney’s fees.

Civil action commenced in the Superior Court Department on November 14, 2013.

The case was heard by Frances A. McIntyre, J.

The Supreme Judicial Court on its own initiative transferred the case from the Appeals Court.

J. Mark Dickison (Ryan A. Ciporkin with him) for the defendant.

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - January 7, 2016 at 4:41 pm

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Beacon South Station Associates, LSE v. Board of Assessors of Boston (Lawyers Weekly No. 11-048-14)

Posted by Stephen Sandberg - May 14, 2014 at 8:09 pm

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Welfare Reform Bill Introduced on Beacon Hill

Those who qualify for Disaster SNAP assistance will be able to use Electronic Benefit Transfer cards at grocery stores.

State Senate Democrats have introduced a new bill this week intended at reforming the Massachusetts welfare system, including forcing applicants to prove they have searched for employment through a state program.

According to, the bill is aimed at shaking up what Senate President Therese Murray called a “stagnant” system. And the Senate expects to act quickly with a vote coming Thursday. reported the bill would also force adult welfare recipients to use EBT cards with “photographic identity.” Penalties of perjury could be imposed on recipients who use a false identity.

In a statement, Republican Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr said the bill “reflects a comprehensive approach that seeks to transition recipients away from dependence on welfare programs and towards sustainable economic independence.”

However, Tarr said that while the bill addresses issues of fraud and abuse, it “does not contain additional reforms that were offered during Senate budget deliberations.”

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Posted by Stephen Sandberg - June 19, 2013 at 9:29 pm

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