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Ten House lawmakers urge Esper to restore funding for Stars and Stripes

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Ten House lawmakers urge Esper to restore funding for Stars and Stripes By: Wyatt Olson A group of House lawmakers expressed “strong opposition” to a planned funding cut for the Stars and Stripes news organization in a Wednesday letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper. “Beyond serving as a reminder of home, the journalists at Stars and Stripes provide over 1 million daily readers with unfiltered ne... Read more »

Rep. Lori Trahan Joins Call For Police Accountability

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Rep. Lori Trahan Joins Call For Police Accountability Trahan co-sponsored Rep. Ayanna Pressley's resolution to condemn police brutality after the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. By Christopher Huffaker, Patch Staff ANDOVER, MA — Congresswoman Lori Trahan joined four representatives Friday in sponsoring a resolution to condemn police brutality after the death of George Floyd in Minnesota sparke... Read more »

Building an industrial base to protect America’s public health

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It is shocking that hospitals in Massachusetts lack the equipment they need to treat the surge of patients suffering from COVID-19, and maddening that so many brave frontline health care workers lack the personal protective equipment (PPE) to safely do their jobs. As we support those working to save lives now, we also must ensure that the mistakes hampering their efforts aren’t repeated in the fut... Read more »