1. Advocates Speak Out Against Immigrant Crackdown


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    Advocates voice opposition to the expansion of tighter enforcement by the federal government against unauthorized immigrants. Report for BNN News. Aired May 10, 2012.

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    • Groups Call for MBTA Fare Hike Moratorium


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      Advocates for MBTA riders and the elderly call for a moratorium on the fare increase scheduled to take effect July 1. Report for BNN News on today's rally outside the Massachusetts State House.…

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      • Legislator Calls for Curbing EBT Card Abuse


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        State Rep. Russell Holmes talks about measures he and other members of a bipartisan committee in the Massachusetts legislature favor for cutting down on abuse of EBT cards. Also comments on future…

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        • Senator Brown Meets with Survivors of Violence


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          US Senator Scott Brown (R-Massachusetts) meets with members of Mothers for Justice and Equality at an "empowerment breakfast" held April 21 in Dorchester, at Faith Christian Church. Report…

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          • State Representative Tries to Offset Budget Cuts


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            State Rep. Carlos Henriquez (D-Dorchester/Roxbury) talks about efforts to get more funding in the coming year's budget for summer jobs, violence prevention, and human service programs. Interview…

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            • Groups Rally Against MBTA Fare Hike


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              After the approval of an MBTA fare increase, groups, including OccupyMBTA and organized labor (among them, the Boston Carmen's Union), try to put pressure on the State House to help with budget…

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              • Protesters Start Vigil Against MBTA Fare Hike


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                Students and elderly riders join in staging a vigil in protest of the expected approval of a fare increase and service changes on the MBTA. Report for BNN News. Aired April 3, 2012.

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                • Pioneer Institute on Health Care Reform


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                  Josh Archambault, Director of the Health Care Policy at the Pioneer Institute, talks about its new book on health care reform, "The Great Experiment." Interview on BNN News. Aired March…

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                  • DA Speaks on Sentencing, Wiretap Reform


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                    Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley makes the case for changes in mandatory sentencing and wiretap restrictions as part of the sentencing reform bills under consideration in the Massachusetts…

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                    • Seniors Push Back on Meals Funding Cut


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                      Elders, including members of the Mass. Senior Action Council, gather at the State House looking for help from legislators against a cut in senior meals spending proposed by Governor Patrick. Report…

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