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BILINGUAL DEAL NEARING, SENATORS PLAN D.C. TRIP

By Michael P. Norton
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, NOV. 14, 2017.....If they wrap up work on Beacon Hill in time, including possible action on a bilingual education reform bill, seven Senate Democrats plan to travel to Washington D.C. on Wednesday for two days of lobbying with federal labor, education and energy officials.

Sen. Sal DiDomenico of Everett, who chairs the Senate Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs and serves as Ways and Means Committee vice chair, told the News Service about the trip plans Tuesday after speaking at a World Diabetes Day event.

DiDomenico also disclosed that a conference committee is nearing a deal with the House over legislation to overhaul bilingual education in Massachusetts.


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