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Wicked Local Milton
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Milton is receiving $37,000 from a state grant to address pollution and water-quality concerns.   A total of $201,812 in grant money has been earmarked for projects in ...
Sharon Patch
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Paying for health care is "probably the biggest issue facing us in state government," state Sen. Brian Joyce said here Tuesday.
Enterprise News
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Milton Senator Brian A. Joyce has been nselected to join in an exchange mission to Beijing China’s capital and other major Chinese cities from June 4-14.   Joyce is the chairman of the Committee on Bonding and Capital Expen...
My Fox Boston
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Watch Senator Joyce's interview on Fox 25 Morning News about his bill to abolish the Governor's Council.
Patriot Ledger
Friday, May 6, 2011
Senate leaders are preparing a push to eliminate the Governor's Council, the eight-member elected body charged with vetting and voting on the governor's judicial nominees, and replace it with a group of "non-partisan professionals," senators ...
Wicked Local Canton
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Three buildings weren’t enough to house CEO Geoff MacKay’s growing ambitions for Organogenesis. So the company purchased a fourth building in February for $3 million to add to its campus on Dan Road in Canton. “We&rsqu...
Boston Herald
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
As a top deputy described an “arms race” among states to show investors they are addressing debt, Treasurer Steven Grossman said reforming the state’s pension system to reduce the state’s unfunded liability would be critical to ...
Boston Globe
Monday, April 11, 2011
In a recent editorial, the Globe called the Governor’s Council “an inefficient rubber-stamping operation at best, and a drama-prone sideshow at worst,” and stated that the council must go. I could not agree more — the council is...
Easton Patch
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
After the Draft Environmental Impact Statement was released last week by the Army Corps of Engineers showing the Stoughton alternative for the South Coast rail as the state's choice, officials in Easton are looking for ways to mitigate the impact of a ...
Boston Globe
Monday, March 21, 2011
State Senator Brian A. Joyce says he is opposed to the governor’s proposal to merge the Probation and Parole departments.
Boston Globe
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
At one hearing for a Supreme Judicial Court nominee, Charles O. Cipollini concluded a rambling 20-minute speech with a metaphor about celebrating his birthday on Mars, complete with cake. At another, he repeatedly pressed a would-be justice to discuss ...
Boston Globe
Friday, February 18, 2011
The Blue Hills Trailside Museum has been awarded a $175,000 grant by the state Department of Conservation and Recreation.   The grant is part of the Partnerships Matching Funds Program that gives funds to improvement projects in st...
Braintree Patch
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Local lawmakers dove into the "arduous" budget process Tuesday night with the Braintree Town Council, expressing optimism over the economic direction of Massachusetts but also frustration about the ongoing lack of resources available to citie...
Boston Globe
Friday, February 4, 2011
AMID WIDESPREAD anxiety over looming cuts in education, municipal services, and aid for those in need in Massachusetts, there’s an easy way for the Legislature to prove its commitment to cutting waste: by passing Senator Brian A. Joyce’s bi...
Braintree Patch
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Braintree could see $350,000 less from the state for the fiscal year that starts in July, but for the most part local officials said they are optimistic that the town can weather the reductions despite a lack of further federal stimulus money. ...