Lawmakers push back on internet privacy

Lawmakers are seeking to fill gaps in consumer protection laws following the repeal of federal internet privacy rules approved in the final days of the Obama administration. “People shouldn’t have to worry about their internet history being packaged up and sold off to the highest bidder without their consent,” Ferrante said. Read more on the…

Talk of the Times: Ferrante on the farm

When state Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante presented House citations saluting Courtland Kelly, Meghan Stratton and Marina Lavender, the three AmeriCorps workers serving Gloucester’s Backyard Growers, she noted the work of the city’s growing and farming community. Read more on the Gloucester Daily Times website→

Mass. bill would let addicts turn in drugs without fear of prosecution

Special kiosks set up at some police stations collect unwanted and unused prescription medication, and some departments accept unwanted guns and ammunition on dedicated takeback days. Massachusetts police departments could next become a point for addicts seeking recovery to turn in unwanted heroin and other drugs, without the threat of prosecution, under legislation recently filed by…

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