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2014-02-27 04:20:37

BOSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- H Infinity Books author Brian Evans, also known from his recent filming of the music video "At Fenway," making him the only solo artist ever to film a music video entirely at Fenway Park in its history, and a former US Senate candidate, is proud to endorse Don Berwick as the next Governor of Massachusetts. "Don Berwick has experience that is needed in Massachusetts. If you don't have your health, then the minimum wage won't mean a...

2010-02-02 13:27:00

Has struck a chord with the American people MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Minnesota Majority Network: Two weeks after the historic senatorial election in Massachusetts, the 'Massachusetts Miracle' video continues to rock the Internet. The viral video has received over 1.2 million views and its pace of growth is accelerating. It has become the #1 most viewed video in YouTube's Non-Profit and Activism category for the past month. A...

2010-01-15 09:41:00

Bill Would Level Playing Field In Package Delivery Industry BOSTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters' fight for a level playing field for workers in the freight and package delivery industry received a major boost today when Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Martha Coakley signed on to support the Express Carrier Employee Protection Act. "We are pleased that Martha Coakley is adding her strong voice of support for this very important legislation," said Teamsters Local 25...

2010-01-12 15:50:00

New tax on medical device manufacturers endangers Commonwealth paychecks WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Tax Reform today released an analysis showing the impact on Massachusetts of Marsha Coakley's support for the Senate healthcare bill. Coakley is on record supporting the Senate government healthcare bill, which contains eighteen separate tax increases. One of these is a new $2 billion per year (rising to $3 billion in 2017) tax on medical device...

2009-06-10 15:06:29

One of the largest mortgage lenders in Massachusetts has settled a predatory lending lawsuit for $10 million, the state's attorney general said Wednesday. Although the Fremont Investment & Loan Co. previously denied the allegations in court, they essentially agree that their actions were unfair and deceptive, and they have agreed to pay damages for that, said Attorney General Martha Coakley. The lawsuit said a high number of Fremont's subprime mortgages went into default due to practices...

2009-05-12 15:31:16

A Goldman Sachs settlement over its role in the subprime mortgage market collapse in Massachusetts is a landmark case, a mortgage finance expert said. This is a landmark case. It is one of the few times we've seen somebody who didn't actually originate the loans being held accountable, said Guy Cecala, the chief executive of Inside Mortgage Finance, The Boston Globe reported Tuesday. Cecala said the case, in which Goldman Sachs agreed to a $60 million settlement, was a significant precedent....


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