... Baker suggests structure to shed light on purpose of legal fees paid by Legislature ...... Mass Home Care says Senate health care bill proposes largest funding cut in program's 43-year history ...... After saying he planned to stay on, Attleboro mayor-elect Rep. Heroux plans to resign his House seat ...... Baker says current English language learning law working well for thousands in Massachusetts ...... Contraception bill was good opportunity for Mass. to "send a message" to others, Baker says ...... Sen. Chandler to Gov. Baker at contraception bill signing: "Thank you so much for supporting our work" ...... Women "we will never know about" will make family planning choice thanks to new law, Rep. Haddad says ...... Veteran Rep. Kaufman, 70, of Lexington, will not seek re-election in 2018 ...... Home care bill heads back to Baker with workers still concerned about their own privacy considerations ...... MTF releases look at health care trust funds ...
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DIGITAL PRIVACY PROTECTIONS EYED BY HOUSE'S TRUMP WORKING GROUP

By Matt Murphy

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY 16, 2017.....House lawmakers tasked specifically with responding to Trump-era policies from Washington honed in on internet privacy Tuesday after Congress and President Donald Trump teamed up to roll back regulatory protections prohibiting internet providers from selling browser histories and other personal data.

A House working group, which House Majority Leader Ron Mariano referred to as "The Therapy Committee," signaled its intention to recommend one bill (H 2332) filed by Rep. Sarah Peake that would require state law enforcement to obtain a warrant before accessing any electronic communications, files, or location or browsing data.


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