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Oliveira Puppolo Williams Gonzalez Ramos Ashe

In Springfield, a City Meeting on the State of Beacon Hill…

SPRINGFIELD—Tucked between passage of the House’s budget and the Senate’s introduction of its version was a briefing on Beacon Hill happenings from the legislative delegation for the commonwealth’s third city. Last Tuesday, Springfield’s five reps, one senator and staff for the other, took turns describing their priorities.

Massachusetts Senate 2023

The Ctrl+Alt+Del Inauguration of the Massachusetts General Court…

BOSTON—There was no outdoor swearing-in ceremony in the cold. No members received admonitions to stay away. There was a feast in the Great Hall and cake in the Senate reading room at the inaugural festivities of the 193rd General Court that formally installed the House and Senate.

Aaron Saunders Ed Markey Jake Oliveira

A Political Resurrection Sends Saunders to Boston at Last…

BELCHERTOWN—Eight years ago, Aaron Saunders never got the chance to campaign with a US Senator. Flash forward to the Saturday before Election Day this year that, until the end, looked rough for Democrats. Markey was on hand to rally the troops here, a crucial town for the House district Saunders was running in.

Joe Wanger

Briefings: Joe Said It Was So; Wagner to Retire from Legislature…

Apparently, longtime Chicopee Rep Joseph Wagner felt Ludlow could not have all the electoral fun in Hampden County this cycle. On Tuesday, Wanger, the dean of the 413’s legislative delegation, announced he would not seek another term representing the Chicopee-centric 8th Hampden District.