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SENIORS BLAST STATE FOR "FAILING OUR ELDERS" [+AUDIO]

By Katie Lannan
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MARCH 11, 2019.....Gathering in the State House Monday, dozens of senior advocates chanted to state legislators: "Massachusetts can do better."


Members of Mass. Senior Action, including membership coordinator Joan Pingley and Bristol chapter acting president Bert Chretien, held up "Senior Power!" signs Monday in the front row of a State House lobby day. [Photo: Sam Doran/SHNS]

Kathy Paul, president of the North Shore chapter of the Massachusetts Senior Action Council, led the chant, encouraging advocates to keep pressure on their lawmakers.


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