... 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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House:
ADJOURNED 'til Thursday at 11 a.m. (informal)
Senate:
ADJOURNED 'til Thursday at 11 a.m. (no calendar)

SOMERVILLE GLX $$$ BILL GETTING TRACTION

A dozen bills cleared the Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government on Tuesday, including one that would allow Somerville to impose development fees to pay for the Green Line Extension, the committee said.

Rep. Denise Provost's bill (H 3882) got a public hearing Tuesday and was endorsed by the full committee during an executive session held immediately afterward. If passed by the House and Senate, the bill would allow Somerville to impose fees on certain development projects to fund its $50 million portion of the Green Line Extension.


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