... 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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BAKER EYES TRANSPORTATION, 2030 TARGET IN EMISSIONS BATTLE

[Story Developing] The Baker administration plans to tackle the thorny issue of extracting emissions reductions from the transportation sector, officials announced at a summit Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of a climate change executive order.

Officials plan to hold three public listening sessions in the coming months "to identify regional policies to reduce emissions, develop a comprehensive regional strategy for the deployment of electric vehicles, and discuss strategies to increase the resilience of transportation infrastructure," the energy and environmental affairs secretariat said.


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