New England News

WAMC New England News
7:02 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Out-of-state same sex couples can Marry in MA

Springfield, MA – The Massachusetts senate has repealed a law that barred out-of-state same sex couples from marrying in Massachusetts. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:59 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Head of CT probate court has resigned

Hartford, CT – The head of Connecticut's probate court system who had been trying to institute reforms for years has resigned. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:19 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Young adults in the state are optimistic about their future

MA – A Massachusetts based think tank reports a poll it conducted finds young adults in the state are optimistic about their future. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:17 am
Wed July 16, 2008

MA will get $9 million from Bristol-Myers Squibb settlement

MA – The Massachusetts medicaid program will receive more than $9 million as part of a settlement with Bristol-Myers Squibb.WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:14 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Dog track owners have challenged highest court in MA

Springfield, MA – The highest court in Massachusetts has rejected a challenge By dog track owners who wanted to eliminate a November ballot question that asks voters whether to ban dog racing in Massachusetts. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:42 am
Mon July 14, 2008

Number of civil unions in Connecticut dropping

Hartford, CT – Figures show that the number of same-sex
couples seeking civil unions in Connecticut has been steadily declining. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:21 am
Fri July 11, 2008

November election ballot questions has been set

MA – The order has been set for the three questions that will be on the November election ballot in Massachusetts. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
7:17 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Benefits for gay couples can't be applied retroactively

MA – The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that marriage benefits for gay couples can't be applied retroactively to the time before same-sex marriage was legalized in the state. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:56 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Edwards is criticizing Connecticut's governor

Hartford,CT – Former Democratic presidential candidate
John Edwards is criticizing Connecticut's governor for vetoing an increase in the state's minimum wage. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New England News
6:54 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Very small population growth in CT

Hartford,CT – The Connecticut State Data Center says
figures from last year show the population growth in the state is very small. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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