by Hugh McQuaid | December 12, 2012 5:57pm
Earlier this year, a bipartisan bill that would have required a label on foods that contain genetically modified organisms was tabled for fear it would provoke a lawsuit. At a Wednesday rally, the bill’s proponent, retiring Rep. Richard Roy, said “Let them sue us.”
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by Christine Stuart | February 29, 2012 11:09pm
The state Senate gave final passage to a controversial bill Wednesday that gives towns the ability to zone and regulate solid waste facilities, including a recycling business in Milford.
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by Hugh McQuaid | February 23, 2012 9:11pm
(Updated 9:29 p.m.)With overwhelming support, the House passed an emergency certified bill Thursday night giving towns the ability to zone and regulate solid waste facilities.
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by Hugh McQuaid | February 23, 2012 1:24pm
Though the city of Milford may have been unable to stop the expansion of a local solid waste facility in court, a bill being fast-tracked through the legislature could give the town the tools to block it.
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by Hugh McQuaid | December 7, 2011 5:22pm
When the ink was dry on the newly redrawn House political districts, two lawmakers found themselves sharing a district with another incumbent. Both have since announced their retirements at the end of their terms.
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