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Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley, who lost a younger brother to suicide, called on lawmakers Monday to restore proposed cuts in community-based behavioral health programs and help eliminate the stigma attached to mental illness.
There was no need for the state to restart the selection process for medical marijuana dispensaries despite reports that some applicants may have provided false or misleading information, Gov. Deval Patrick said Monday.
Last fall, the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans hosted its annual conference at Boston's Seaport Hotel, bringing together hundreds of industry officials and a handful of lawmakers, administration officials and legislative aides. Attorney General Martha Coakley addressed the crowd.
A new "buffer-zone" law protecting any medical facility in Wisconsin's capital city is now in court, with pro-life groups suing to have it overturned as a violation of their free-speech rights against abortion.
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When Martha Coakley graduated from law school, her father gave her a plaque that read "sometimes the best man for the job is a woman." She's spent the past several decades trying to prove him right.
The state should take a second look at the medical marijuana dispensary licensing process because some of the information on the 20 applications approved last month was not thoroughly vetted and some applicants may have submitted false or misleading statements, House Speaker Robert DeLeo said.
Attorney General Martha Coakley warned Thursday against expanding the Massachusetts Lottery online.
Shell Oil Co. has agreed to pay $4 million to resolve allegations it got Massachusetts funds to help upgrade underground gasoline storage tanks while also collecting from its insurers.