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House of Reps

State Representative Jay Livingstone Submits Budget Priorities to FY17 Conference Committee

On June 20, 2016, State Representative Jay Livingstone submitted a letter to the Conference Committee for the 2017 Fiscal Year. The letter includes a list of budgetary priorities for the Final Budget that pertain to the State and the 8th Suffolk District. Priorities include a continued focus on Quality Early Education programs and continued investment …


Parents of woman killed in crash push duck boat bill

By Meg Bernhard Globe Correspondent June 15, 2016 The parents of a 28-year-old woman who died after a duck boat struck her in April spoke out Wednesday in support of a bill to regulate the amphibious vehicles, saying if such measures had been in place their daughter might still be alive. The legislation would mandate …


Senator: Duck boat bill features ‘common sense’ requirements

By Katie Lannan STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE BOSTON — The parents of a woman killed when a tour vehicle hit her scooter said Wednesday that newly proposed safety legislation, if passed, would represent “important first steps” in preventing similar accidents. “Safety of the people on the streets is the most important thing to us right …