Moulton, Ferrante: Trade war hurting lobstermen

In Boston, state Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante of Gloucester pushed for a hearing in Gloucester by a joint committee of the Massachusetts Legislature on the Trump administration’s trade policies with China “and its effects on the Massachusetts lobster industry and corresponding ports.” In a letter to the leadership of the Joint Committee on Export Development, Ferrante…

Our view: Make voter registration easier

There is irony when looking at the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Monday in support of one state’s push to purge voter rolls, contrasted with the effort by a coalition in Massachusetts urging the Legislature to act on a bill to automatically register people to vote when they interact with certain state agencies. We believe voter registration and participation…

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