Author Archives: Bridget Mannion

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs provides aid to struggling Native American veterans

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs provides aid to struggling Native American veterans

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) is providing aid specific to the needs of struggling Native American veterans. The VA, paired with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), has now offered grants to aid Native American veterans who are experiencing or are at risk of experiencing homelessness,

Lt. Governor Presents Report on Chapter 260: An Act Relative to Domestic Violence

Last month Lt. Governor Karyn Polito presented a report by The Governor’s Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence on implement Chapter 260: An Act Relative to Domestic Violence, Governor Charlie Baker’s Office said. Polito presented the report December 9, Baker’s Office said in a press release. Chapter 260 was sponsored by House Speaker Robert

Gun Summit Convenes Amid Concerns of Gun Violence

Photo by Zengzheng Wang Mayor Marty Walsh hosted the second annual Gun Violence Summit on November 19th. Mayors and Police Chiefs from 31 towns and cities throughout Massachusetts Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island were in attendance, along with representatives of Every Town for Gun Safety, Arms with Ethics, Mayors Against Illegal Guns,

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