... Fresh data from feds updates pay equity gap between men and women in Massachusetts ...... Public Health Committee plans Sept. 26 hearing on "aid in dying" bills ...... Senate plans to resume formal sessions in late September, perhaps Sept. 28 ...... House advances title insurance bill (H 567) ...... Environmentalists plan stand-ins to call out Baker on fossil fuels, press for more clean energy ...... Treasury announces latest names added to unclaimed property list ...... Flanagan resignation leaves Senate without chair of Mental Health, Substance Abuse Committee ...... Tax collections under benchmark, up 1.9 percent two months into fiscal 2018 ...... Baker plays central role at three-hour U.S. Senate hearing on health care ...... MassDEP plans hearing Tuesday on MassDOT's updated transit projects status report ...... Major annual health care cost report scheduled for release on Wednesday ...
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ADJOURNED 'til Thursday at 11 a.m. (informal)
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ADJOURNED 'til Thursday at 11 a.m. (no calendar)

LYNN LAWMAKERS PITCH FERRY AS SERVICE IS SET TO END

Sen. Thomas McGee and Rep. Brendan Crighton, two of the three lawmakers who represent Lynn, pitched state transportation officials on establishing year-round ferry service between their North Shore city and Boston, arguing that reliable ferry service will ease traffic and assist in Lynn's development.

"The ferry has been a huge boost for our region and it is something we hear about all the time from our constituents," Crighton told the MassDOT Board of Directors at its meeting Monday.


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