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Stories with person: Robert A. DeLeo
  • Massachusetts leaders hopeful but cautious on economy 
    Updated: Oct-03-15 10:57 am

    BOSTON - There are plenty of reasons for House Speaker Robert DeLeo and other Massachusetts leaders to feel upbeat about the state's current fiscal and economic health.

  • Massachusetts Senate OKs bill to address opioid crisis 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 8:51 pm

    BOSTON - Prompted by a deadly wave of opioid addiction in the state, the Massachusetts Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill that would encourage doctors to consider new approaches for treating pain and would increase screening of public school students for potential substance abuse.

  • Gov. Baker testifies in favor of renewable energy bills 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 6:24 pm

    BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker told a packed Statehouse hearing Tuesday that he's open to exploring long-term contracts with utilities for off-shore wind and hydropower as ways to both lower energy costs and lower the state's carbon footprint.

  • Massachusetts governor: New protocols needed to protect kids 
    Updated: Sep-22-15 6:51 pm

    BOSTON - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday that the state must update the way it handles investigations into allegations of abuse or neglect of children if it hopes to avoid more cases like the death of 2-year-old Bella Bond, whose body was found on a Boston-area beach in June.

  • Many questions linger in case of girl found dead on beach story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-22-15 1:58 am

    BOSTON - The world finally knows her name - Bella Bond - and some of the grisly circumstances of how she was killed and later found on a beach in Boston Harbor.

  • Prosecutor: Short life of Baby Doe marked by neglect, abuse story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-21-15 9:30 pm

    BOSTON - In her short, tumultuous life, Bella Bond loved cats, dancing to country music and the color green.

  • Beach vigil honors girl whose remains found washed up there 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 8:54 pm

    WINTHROP, Massachusetts - Gov. Charlie Baker, House Speaker Robert DeLeo and other officials gathered with clergy and local residents at a beach near Logan airport to honor the 2-year-old girl authorities say was killed by her mother's boyfriend and tossed into the ocean.

  • House Speaker calling for DCF updates after death of child 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 6:59 pm

    BOSTON - Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo plans to ask the Department of Children and Families for an update on their policies following the death of 2-year-old Bella Bond, which he said exposed "broader failures within the system."

  • Gov. Baker pressing lawmakers on solar, hydro power bills 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 5:57 pm

    BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker is pressing state lawmakers to take action on two of his energy priorities before the end of the year.