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Governor Baker calls for increased penalties for assaulting police officers Posted on Jun 24

If you assault a police officer and cause serious bodily harm, you will face a felony charge if legislation filed by Governor Charlie Baker becomes law. The bill gives the courts an enhanced ability to deal with individuals who have demonstrated a flagrant disregard for   …Continue Reading Governor Baker calls for increased penalties for assaulting police officers

Governor Baker signs landmark opioid legislation into law Posted on Mar 17

Governor Baker signs landmark opioid legislation into law

On Monday, March 14, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law landmark legislation addressing the Commonwealth’s opioid epidemic. Joining the governor were members of the legislature, law enforcement, health care providers, community leaders, individuals in recovery and others. “I want to thank you all for sharing your   …Continue Reading Governor Baker signs landmark opioid legislation into law