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Business raises skeptical eyebrow over anti-bullying bill

Emily Micucci |

No one disputes that legislation that would give Massachusetts employees legal recourse if they're bullied at work is well intentioned. But is it practical?

Coakley declines to certify anti-Citizens United plan

State House News Service |

Attorney General Martha Coakley's office on Tuesday ruled ineligible a proposed constitutional amendment being pushed by a citizens group opposed to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Citizens United...

Baker, Coakley win party primaries in gubernatorial race; Healey delivers AG race upset

State House News Service |

Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker, both victorious in their primary contests Tuesday night, fired the opening salvoes of the general election campaign for governor as both seek redemption from 2010...

State says FY2015 revenue ahead of projections


Massachusetts revenue collectors received $3.23 billion from taxpayers in July and August, a 3.2 percent increase over the same period in 2013 and $66 million more than benchmarks used by state...

SBA reminds businesses of loan app deadline

Small businesses in Worcester County, especially those engaged in agriculture, have until Oct. 6 to file for economic disaster loans with the federal government for damages caused by excessive...

Worcester execs to accompany Patrick on Europe trip


Gov. Deval Patrick is planning another overseas trip, with mid-September stops in Denmark, France and the United Kingdom.

Ex-NECC pharmacist arrested amid federal probe


Federal authorities on Thursday arrested a former New England Compounding Center pharmacist as he attempted to board a flight at Logan airport to Hong Kong, the U.S. attorney’s office said.

Patrick: State close to health care deal with feds

State House News Service |

State and federal officials are close to an agreement on a high-dollar health care deal, but payments to a select group of hospitals that treat higher volumes of uninsured and publicly funded...

eClinical managing medical records at ICE detention centers

Emily Micucci |

Westborough-based eClinicalWorks said it is now managing electronic health records for patients at all 23 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities.

Federal data show exports driving Mass. economy

Emily Micucci |

The U.S. Dept. of Commerce announced new data today showing exports in metropolitan Boston totaled $22.2 billion in 2013 — a 4.6-percent increase over 2012 — ranking the Bay State 14th in...

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