Category Archives: Politics

First woman elected Massachusetts governor sworn in

First woman elected Massachusetts governor sworn in

Maura Healey, the first woman and first open member of the LGBTQ community to be elected governor of Massachusetts, was sworn into office at the Statehouse Thursday, pledging to lead “with empathy and with equity.”MORE

Candidates for governor campaign down to the wire

Candidates for governor campaign down to the wire

The major candidates for governor began their final full day of campaigning in Northern Rhode Island, Gov. Dan McKee at a diner and pharmacy in Woonsocket, Ashley Kalus a few miles away at a coffee shop not far from the incumbent’s home in Cumberland, where each one found sympathetic supporters.MORE

Fung, Magaziner lock horns in WPRO congressional debate

Fung, Magaziner lock horns in WPRO congressional debate

The WPRO debate between congressional candidates Allan Fung and Seth Magaziner on Friday was, in large part, a reflection of their TV ads over the last several weeks, hammering each other on themes including the economy, gun policies, abortion rights, the environment, social security and public safety.MORE

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