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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker hasn’t said whether he will seek a third term. A new poll finds the Republican’s popularity has taken a huge dip over the past year — but he would still be favored to win several hypothetical 2022 matchups for governor.

Building Toward Racial Justice and Equity in Health: A Call to Action
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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey released a report today identifying and exploring responses to racial injustice in health care.

Three attorneys general, including those from New York and Massachusetts, held a press call Monday, to announce their lawsuit against the Trump Administration for rolling back protections under the Affordable Care Act.

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WAMC spoke with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey Monday about how her office is responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Democrat discussed how she’s working to stop price gouging of medical equipment, as well as charity scams, racism, and her office’s investigation into the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home, where almost 40 residents have died after testing positive for the virus.

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As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, it’s bringing out the best – and worst – in people. Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says the scarcity of essential goods during the crisis has led to scammers and price gougers trying to exploit consumers. The Democrat spoke with WAMC Friday about how her office is working to combat those threats, and why she’s also taken on the issue of producing personal protective equipment for hospitals and medical professionals.

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey was in the Berkshires today. The Democrat visited students in North Adams with Sandy Hook Promise co-founder Mark Barden to talk about her office’s collaboration with the nonprofit. Sandy Hook Promise is bringing its violence prevention and mental health training programs to 50 school districts across the commonwealth. Healey also spoke with WAMC about her ongoing work on the state’s opioid epidemic, as well as her reactions to the outcome of Oklahoma’s suit against the Sackler family and the Trump Administration’s efforts to corral how California can enforce emissions restrictions on the automotive industry.

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The Berkshire Gas Company has reached an agreement with the Massachusetts Attorney General on rate increases.

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With the fall election campaign heating up, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey was in the Berkshires Monday.

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Ten states are demanding the Trump administration abandon a proposed overhaul of the Endangered Species Act.

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  The top law enforcement officer in Massachusetts has launched an investigation into one of the country’s largest makers of e-cigarettes.

MA State Senator Rosenberg Resigning

May 3, 2018
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Massachusetts State Senator Stan Rosenberg is resigning effective 5 p.m. Friday. The Amherst Democrat and former Senate president has been under fire since his estranged husband was accused of sexual harassment last year.

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    A move by the University of Massachusetts Amherst to expand the flagship campus into greater Boston is being buffeted by headwinds. 

Healey Talks Consumer Protection Week

Mar 8, 2018
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It’s the 20th Anniversary of National Consumer Protection Week, and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is eager to get the word out. The Democrat spoke with WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Josh Landes about that and the challenges of protecting consumers in the Trump era.

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Two candidates made campaign stops in Berkshire County Friday at a planning session for the region's Republican Party.

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The Massachusetts Attorney General’s office is expected to weigh in on a proposed water rate increase of more than 50 percent in Sheffield. 

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is suing the Trump Administration for rolling back a requirement under the Affordable Care Act that employers provide birth control coverage in their health insurance plans.

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During her tour of northern Berkshire County Monday, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey visited a new construction firm in North Adams that has tapped into the “tiny house” market. 

GOP Attorney Jay McMahon Seeks Mass. AG Seat

Sep 20, 2017
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A former military police officer who is now a defense attorney is one of two Republicans seeking the party’s nomination to take on Massachusetts Attorney General, Maura Healey, a Democrat, in next year’s election. James “Jay” McMahon tells WAMC there are three major issues of concern in his campaign; the Second Amendment, public safety and the opiate crisis in Massachusetts.

Cape Cod Lawyer Vying For Mass. AG

Sep 19, 2017
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A Cape Cod resident who works in Boston as a patent and intellectual property attorney is running for the Republican nomination for Massachusetts attorney general. Dan Shores faces another attorney James McMahon for the Republican Party’s backing to take on the incumbent attorney general, Democrat Maura Healey. 

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State Attorney General Maura Healey says Massachusetts should be doing more to combat the opioid crisis. The Democrat held a roundtable discussion on the epidemic today in North Adams.

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has filed notice of her intent to sue the credit reporting company Equifax after the company announced 143 million Americans had their information exposed — including Social Security numbers, birthdates and address histories.

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The Massachusetts Attorney General’s office is reviewing the Berkshire Museum’s controversial plan to sell 40 objects from its collection to fund major renovations and create an endowment. 

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The Massachusetts attorney general says thousands of students who were promised federal loan forgiveness have yet to have their debt cleared.

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Correction: This story originally reported that the attorney general was to testify in Springfield Wednesday. In fact, her office will offer testimony at the DPU hearing, not the attorney general herself.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey testified in Pittsfield Monday at a Department of Public Utilities hearing. Healey is challenging a request made by Eversource to raise its electricity rates next year. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief JD Allen has more on how it will affect Western and Central Massachusetts customers.

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says the state Department of Public Utilities needs to reset the balance between company profits and customer rates. 

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The National Rifle Association is taking aim at Democratic Attorney General Maura Healey's enforcement notice clarifying what constitutes a "copy" or "duplicate" weapon under the state's assault weapons ban.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announces her office is seeking to join a lawsuit brought by the ACLU to challenge President Trump's Executive Order on immigration. She was joined by immigrant advocates, representatives of the state's health c
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The Massachusetts attorney general is taking action to challenge President Trump’s Executive Order on immigration.

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is planning to join a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is telling supporters she's willing to sue Republican President-elect Donald Trump if that's what's needed to protect the state.

Mass. AG Launches Hotline To Report Harassment

Nov 15, 2016
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Massachusetts' attorney general is launching a new hotline to report harassment and intimidation of minority groups.

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