January 6, 2011
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House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo, outlining a politically ambitious agenda for the new legislative session, vowed yesterday to slash local health care costs, end patronage, reject any tax increases, and break a longstanding impasse over casino gambling. (By Michael Levenson and Noah Bierman, Globe Staff)
To pay for the inauguration festivities that will kick off his second term at the State House today, Governor Deval Patrick and his supporters have amassed a fund of more than $700,000, donated largely by insurance companies, large financial institutions, telecommunications firms, and labor unions. (Globe Staff)
Two New England politicians — Republican Frank Guinta, a Tea Party favorite, and Democrat William Keating — were sworn in, bringing with them competing agendas that will test whatever lingering spirit of bipartisanship remains from last year’s lame-duck session. (By Mark Arsenault and Donovan Slack, Globe Staff)
The number of poor people in the United States in 2009 was millions higher than previously known, with 1 in 6 Americans — many of them 65 and older — struggling in poverty due to rising medical care and other costs, according to preliminary census figures released yesterday. (By Hope Yen, Associated Press)
Last month, Stephen Zrike abruptly walked away from his position as principal of Blackstone Elementary School. He accepted a position in Chicago’s public school system, leaving Blackstone in the lurch and Superintendent Carol Johnson scrambling to find a temporary replacement. (By James Vaznis, Globe Staff)
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