... As complaint backlog grows, Ethics Commission appeals to lawmakers to hire one attorney ...... Amherst Rep. Goldstein-Rose leaves Democrats, changes registration to unenrolled ...... Speaker DeLeo to address Boston Chamber breakfast on March 13 ...... Former Mass Marketing Partnership director Betsy Wall named Auditor Bump's chief of staff ...... City on a Hill teachers, staff elect to join Boston Teachers Union ...... Senate moves online Lottery, Equifax bills to its Ways and Means Committee ...... Goldberg plans Feb. 27 re-election launch as she makes case for second term as treasurer ...
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IN ERA OF BREACHES, HOUSE REVISITING CONSUMER CREDIT LAWS

House lawmakers on Wednesday are poised to make the first revisions since 2007 to the state law around data breaches.

Representatives plan to take up a bill (H 4229) that would make credit security freezes -- and lifts of those freezes -- free for Massachusetts residents, a measure advocacy groups have been pushing for after high-profile breaches like those at the credit reporting agency Equifax and retailers like Target.


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