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Are Wareham Tax Rates Staying Put?
Are Wareham Tax Rates Staying Put?
Wareham - MA Despite some lawmakers wanting to use a split rate tax system in Wareham (meaning business owners get charged a different rate than residential home owners), the town will stick with the uniform rate The Standard Times reports, "The Board of Selectmen voted 4-0 to OK Nichols’ recommendation for tax policy for 2018...
MA Lawmakers Discuss Bill Lowering Age of Consent for Abortions to 16
MA Lawmakers Discuss Bill Lowering Age of Consent for Abortions to 16
On Tuesday, the Joint Committee on Public Health discussed Bill S.754, which is designed to safeguard the health care decisions of young adults. The bill is aimed at lowering the age of consent for a Massachusetts resident to have an abortion from 18 to 16, and that girls 15 or under can do so with the consent of only one parent or legal guardian, whereas current legislation requires both parents.