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Flood Zone Forum Held With Congressman Kennedy

Flood Zone Forum Held With Congressman Kennedy, North Attleborough Free Press, 03/04/2015
“On Saturday, area lawmakers and officials met in North Attleborough to discuss the new FEMA flood map and its impact on the residents. . . Rhyno hosted the forum at Town Hall with Congressman Kennedy, along with Selectmen Patrick Reynolds and Joan Marchitto, State Senators James Timilty and Richard Ross, and State Rep. Betty Poirier.”

Special Senate Committee On Opioids Takes Shape

Special Senate Committee On Opioids Takes Shape, State House News Service, 03/05/2015
“The Senate on Monday formally set up a special committee to study opioid addiction prevention, treatment and recovery efforts. . . The committee includes two Republicans, Sen. Richard Ross of Wrentham and Vinny deMacedo of Plymouth, who were appointed on Monday by Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr.”

Plainridge Urges Senators to Change Gaming Law

Plainridge Urges Senators to Change Gaming Law, The Sun Chronicle, 03/02/2015
“State senators said today they were sympathetic to Plainridge Park Casino’s claims that it will be at a competitive disadvantage when it opens in June compared to gambling outlets in other states. . . The senators, after a tour of the Route 1 facility, said they are willing to consider changes to the state gaming law to correct the situation, but have to study the issue deeper before taking a solid stand.”