Mo Cowan http://wamc.org en Mass. US Sen. William "Mo" Cowan Visits Whately Farms http://wamc.org/post/mass-us-sen-william-mo-cowan-visits-whately-farms <p>The new U.S. Senator in Massachusetts , Mo Cowan, was on a fact-finding tour in western Massachusetts Friday. &nbsp;Cowan is getting up to speed on farm policy.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The new senator visited the 800 acre&nbsp; Nourse Farm&nbsp; in Whately. The owners of the family farm expect to sell 30 million fruit plants including strawberries, blueberries and raspberries &nbsp;to growers in the United States and overseas this year. It has an onsite research center for developing plants that are disease resistant.</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 20:44:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 58408 at http://wamc.org Mass. US Sen. William "Mo" Cowan Visits Whately Farms Gov. Patrick Names Interim U.S. Senator http://wamc.org/post/gov-patrick-names-interim-us-senator <p>Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has tapped a close confidant , advisor and long time friend to be the state’s interim United States Senator.&nbsp;&nbsp; William “ Mo” Cowan&nbsp; will temporarily replace John Kerry until a special election is held later this year.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 20:53:02 +0000 Paul Tuthill 56854 at http://wamc.org Gov. Patrick Names Interim U.S. Senator Mass. gov. picks ex-aide Cowan as interim senator http://wamc.org/post/mass-gov-picks-ex-aide-cowan-interim-senator <p>BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has tapped his former chief-of-staff William "Mo" Cowan to serve as interim U.S. senator until a special election to fill the seat left vacant by Secretary of State-designate John Kerry.</p><p>Patrick says Cowan's role in helping turn around the Massachusetts economy in recent years "has earned him the respect and admiration of people throughout government." He says the state will benefit from Cowan's wisdom and good judgment.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 15:45:08 +0000 Associated Press 56818 at http://wamc.org Mass. gov. picks ex-aide Cowan as interim senator