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Senate Releases $34 Billion Budget Proposal

The Massachusetts State House.

The Massachusetts State Senate Ways & Means Committee released a budget proposal Wednesday just shy of $ 34 billion for fiscal year 2014 that falls short of several of Gov. Deval Patrick’s budget recommendations.

According to the Boston Globe, the Senate $ 33.92 billion budget would increase spending by 4.4 percent as opposed to Patrick’s budget that hikes spending by 6.9 percent.

The Senate budget is roughly in line in terms of spending with the proposed $ 33.8 billion House budget proposed last month.

The Globe reported that the Senate budget increases spending for elderly services and special education but does not reach Patrick’s recommendations for expanding transportation and providing universal childcare access.

Committee Chairman Sen. Stephen M. Brewer (D-Barre) told the Globe their differences with Patrick’s budget are “not in the direction, but in the extent.” read more


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - May 16, 2013 at 3:21 pm

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Brother of Injured MBTA Officer Releases Statement

The Facebook page for Richard "Dic" Donohue.

The brother of Winchester native Richard “Dic” Donohue Jr., the MBTA Transit Police officer injured during a Thursday night shoot-out with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, has released a statement, according to a Tufts Medical Center press statement.

In the statement, Edward Donohue, a Winchester Police officer, said:

“Dic still has a long road to go before we can safely say he has made it out of the woods. We are proud of his actions and extremely grateful for those courageous officers and EMTs on scene who braved gunfire and explosives to render critical care to Dic that has brought us to this point. The Mount Auburn Hospital doctors and nurses have performed extraordinarily well and their staff has been incredible. This week has been difficult for everyone and on behalf of the extended Donohue family, we would like to thank all of the citizens in the surrounding communities for cooperating with police efforts in the search for the suspects. We would also like to thank all of the law enforcement agencies who have worked tirelessly to bring justice to our country. Lastly, we keep in our prayers all those who have been affected by the tragedies this past week, especially Sean Collier, Dic’s friend and academy mate.” read more


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 21, 2013 at 8:48 am

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FBI Releases New Photos of Marathon Bombing Suspects

The FBI released new photos of the Boston Marathon bomber suspects in the early hours of Friday morning. The 2 a.m. posting included direct shots of the two suspects’ faces.

The wee-hours release comes on the heels of Thursday afternoon’s press conference, when 11 images and a video segment of the suspects were released. 

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Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - April 19, 2013 at 8:31 am

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