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Republican Gov. Charlie Baker has signed into law a bill requiring men and women be paid equally for comparable work in Massachusetts

Governor Baker signs the pay equity legislation into law, August 1, 2016. (Photo credit: Governor Baker-Twitter)

Gov. Baker says he’ll sign, extending discrimination protections to restrooms, locker rooms, restaurants and other public accommodations

Passionate Speeches, Protests As Mass. Legislature Passes Transgender Access Bill

Photo by Alison Bauter, Patch staff



Court: Privacy interest outweighs public interest in disclosure

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Supreme Court

Cellphones hold ‘privacies of life’


Gonsalves will be arraigned Wednesday

Weymouth weighs leash law for cats