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Governor unveils plan to spend $2.8B in federal relief funds

Governor unveils plan to spend $2.8B in federal relief funds

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday he plans to use nearly $3 billion in federal pandemic-relief funds to support homeownership, economic development, job training, health care and infrastructure with a focus on populations and areas that suffered the most from COVID-19.MORE

Report: 14 state police troopers discharged in past year

Report: 14 state police troopers discharged in past year

A total of 14 Massachusetts State Police troopers have been kicked off the force or have resigned while under investigation in the past year for a variety of infractions including inappropriate texting, ethnic slurs, and sloppy oversight of weapons, according to a published report.MORE

Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Obama era health law

Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Obama era health law

The justices, by a 7-2 vote, left the entire law intact Thursday in ruling that Texas, other Republican-led states and two individuals had no right to bring their lawsuit in federal court. The Biden administration says 31 million people have health insurance because of the law popularly known as “Obamacare.”MORE

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