... New transportation commission assigned post-election deadline of Dec. 1 ...... Thursday is selection of bids deadline under state's major long-term renewable energy procurement ...... Feds agree to six-year funding plan for CHIP, suspension of medical device tax through 2019 ...... Legislative candidates this year have until May 1 to file nomination signatures with local clerks ...... Treasurer Goldberg announcing statewide salary negotiationtraining program for women ...... Sen. Markey to hold town hall in Amherst on Sunday, Jan. 28 ...... Cannabis Commission, in the hunt for permanent office space, may move out of Boston ...
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FREE BIRTH CONTROL COULD SEE FINAL VOTE THIS WEEK

The Senate appears poised to take action this week to ensure access to oral contraception without insurance co-pays for women in Massachusetts, a vote that could get a bill to Gov. Charlie Baker's desk before the Legislature's holiday break.

The House passed the so-called ACCESS bill last week, and the Senate on Monday afternoon has been holding its informal session open as it waits for the Senate Ways and Means Committee to release the bill so that it can be scheduled for a vote, according to the Senate President's office.


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