• AG Healey Endorses Edwards, Janey in Boston Council Races

    October 31, 2017

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 31, 2017 BOSTON —Attorney General Maura Healey today endorsed two inspiring newcomers running for open seats on the Boston City Council, Lydia Edwards in District 1 and Kim Janey in District 7. In supporting Janey and Edwards in Tuesday’s election, Hea...

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  • Maura Healey sues Trump over birth control coverage

    October 06, 2017

    By Stephanie Ebbert Globe Staff October 06, 2017 Massachusetts dove headfirst into another legal confrontation with the Trump administration Friday, as Attorney General Maura Healey sued the federal government over newly issued rules giving employers the right to deny women birth control coverag...

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  • Healey becomes first AG to sue Equifax over breach

    September 19, 2017

    BY Greg Ryan Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey made good on a threat to sue Equifax over its massive data breach, filing a lawsuit in Suffolk County Superior Court on Tuesday. Healey appears to be the first state attorney general in the U.S. to bring an enforcement action against the ...

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  • Maura sues to defend DACA

    September 06, 2017

    By Gintautas Dumcius Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Wednesday joined 15 other states in suing President Donald Trump over his plan to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The lawsuit, filed in US District Court in New York, seeks to force Trump to...

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  • ‘What unites us is always stronger than what divides us’

    August 19, 2017

    By Danny McDonald Globe Staff August 19, 2017 More than 1,700 people attended an interfaith service at Temple Israel of Boston Friday evening to hear messages of unity on the eve of the controversial “Boston Free Speech” rally. “What unites us is always stronger than what divi...

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  • Berkshire Eagle OpEd: Healey, AGs fight DeVos' anti- student agenda

    July 10, 2017

    Published July 7, 2017 As U.S. Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos' most important constituency would seem to be students. There has been little indication that she sees it that way, however, and the latest evidence is her imposition of a delay on implementing an Obama-era policy that would provide...

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  • EDITORIAL: Fighting back against for-profit universities

    July 07, 2017

    EDITORIAL July 6, 2017 When Stephano Del Rose enrolled in the New England Institute of Art in Brookline, he had bold dreams of a future in Web design and filmmaking. Lured by promises of cutting-edge digital equipment, internships, and industry connections, Del Rose, now 25, quickly signed on. ...

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