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Workforce development tops Springfield Regional Chamber's legislative agenda

The Massachusetts legislature is entering the final few months of the two-year session that will formally close at the end of July.

Business association lobbies for modernization of unemployment insurance system

The largest business association in western Massachusetts has announced its priorities for the remaining few months of the legislative session on Beacon Hill.

The Springfield Regional Chamber is advocating for legislation that will help with workforce development and reduce business costs.

WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Chamber President Nancy Creed.

The record-setting tenure of Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno. The 2011 tornado and its recovery that remade the largest city in Western Massachusetts. The fallout from the deadly COVID outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers Home. Those are just a few of the thousands and thousands of stories WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill has covered for WAMC in his nearly 17 years with the station.