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Governor Baker Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

Mass. Governor Baker Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal with $40.9 Billion Budget

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This past week, the Baker-Polito Administration filed its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) budget proposal, a $40.9 billion spending plan that invests historic funding levels for local communities, provides tax relief to working families, and increases funding for education, substance misuse, and mental health services.
MA Senator Elizabeth Warren

Mass. Sen. Warren Presses Labor Secretary for Answers Following Reports Dept. Hid Damaging Analysis of Proposed Tipping Rule

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Thursday, in Washington, D.C., United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter to Alexander Acosta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), expressing concern about reports that DOL leadership hid from the public a damaging analysis showing that its proposed rule allowing employers to collect their workers' tips would cause workers to lose billions of dollars in pay.

RECENT MASS. NEWS

Mark Richey Woodworking in Newburyport

State-of-the-art Mark Richey Woodworking in Newburyport Nearly 100% off the Power Grid with Green Energy

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The recent addition of Mark Richey Woodworking's 500-kW solar array marks the company's place as one of the greenest architectural millwork firms in the U.S. Mark Richey Woodworking (MRW) is a national model in manufacturing with the continual use of its 600-kilowatt wind turbine and solar array allowing the 130,000 square foot facility to operate entirely from renewable energy.
Carpe Diem Technologies

Carpe Diem Technologies Issued NIL Patent – System and method for fabricating miniature structures on a flexible substrate

FRANKLIN, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Carpe Diem Technologies has been issued Patent US9804488 for the production of products incorporating NIL features. The system is entitled "System and method for fabricating miniature structures on a flexible substrate." The patent's key claims facilitate roll-to-roll or flexible panel manufacturing of very precise complex devices - inexpensively.
FILM: Dead in the Water

Massachusetts Premiere Set for ‘Dead in the Water,’ Documentary Film on ‘Relentless Destruction’ of Ground Fishing Industry

ROCKPORT, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- A documentary film dealing with the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, "Dead in the Water," produced and directed by Rockport native and professional filmmaker David Wittkower, will be screened for the first time in public in Rockport, Massachusetts on Nov. 18.
A Man Wearing a Dress - book

Glenn Koenig Celebrates Release of Book, ‘A Man Wearing a Dress’ with Book Signing at Arlington Center

ARLINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- After three years of work, first time author Glenn Koenig is celebrating the publication of his first book, "A Man Wearing a Dress" (ISBN: 978-0998583303) now available from publisher Message Rain. He plans to host a book release party on Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Robbins Library, 700 Mass. Ave., in Arlington Center.
ECHO Connection CEO Andrea Barnes

ECHO Connection CEO Andrea Barnes speaking at Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- ECHO Connection, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to educating the world, hosting collaborative platforms, and providing hope for those in need of cannabinoid-based therapies, announced today that it has appointed Andrea Barnes as its new CEO and President. Barnes will be speaking about the charity's work in guiding families seeking the therapeutic effects of cannabinoids by connecting them with resources that can help at the 4th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBE) in Boston.
Bernard Walsh

Florida Attorney Bernard Walsh Honors Legacy of America’s Most Famous Trial Lawyer at Melvin M. Belli Society Seminar

BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Attorney Bernard F. Walsh from the Bradenton Florida office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, joined with fellow trial lawyers from around the United States in honoring the legacy of America's most famous trial lawyer, Melvin M. Belli.

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