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Bill proposes to prevent insurers from charging women more for disability insurance

Mass Live  |  July 22, 2015 BOSTON – Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing whether to prohibit disability insurers from charging higher rates to women than to men. A group of women’s rights advocates and lawmakers are pushing for a bill that … Continue reading

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Pro-sprinkler legislator reattempts push for requirements in homes

Fire Sprinkler Initiative News  |  January 20, 2015 A key ally in the push for home sprinkler requirements, Massachusetts Rep. Ruth Balser has once again filed a bill calling for the installation of these devices in newly constructed one- and … Continue reading

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Lawmakers quiz Baker administration officials over proposed early retirement incentive for state employees

Mass Live  |  Tuesday, March 10, 2015 BOSTON — Massachusetts House and Senate budget writers quizzed Secretary of Administration and Finance Kristen Lepore on Tuesday about Gov. Charlie Baker’s proposal to trim the state workforce by 4,500 through an early … Continue reading

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State Reps Push for Funding to Improve Accessibility at Newton’s Rail Stations

Newton TAB  |  February 14, 2014 Newton, Mass. Members of the city’s legislative delegation are pushing for $19 million in funding to improve accessibility at two mass transit stations in Newton. State Reps. Ruth Balser and Kay Khan introduced amendments … Continue reading

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