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Youth, Law Enforcement Join for Basketball Tournament

August 10, 2018

Law enforcement officials, youth services workers and local teens will join together for the Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 in a show of solidarity among youth and those who fight for their safety.

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MAPC issues statement on proposal to weaken vehicle emissions, fuel efficiency standards

August 10, 2018

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) today issued a statement in reaction to the proposed rule from the Trump Administration that would imperil the current greenhouse gas emission standards for model year 2021-2026 vehicles, and put in place weakened emission and fuel efficiency standards at the expense of our health, our environment, and our economy.

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Metropolitan Mayors Coalition Issues Statement on Shannon Grant Funding in FY19 Budget

July 20, 2018

On Wednesday, the Legislature passed its FY19 state budget, which included $8 million for the Shannon Community Safety Initiative known as the Shannon Grant. This is a $2 million increase from last year’s funding level and is the highest amount for the program since FY15.

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Baker-Polito Administration and Local Officials Sign Regional Agreement for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

June 22, 2018

The new agreement streamlines and standardizes the process for companies seeking to test Autonomous Vehicles on Massachusetts roadways.

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MAPC Issues Statement on Demise of Fair Share Initiative

June 18, 2018

Amanda Linehan Communications Manager, MAPC 617-933-0705 alinehan@mapc.org  For immediate release: Monday, June 18, 2018 MAPC Issues Statement on Demise of Fair Share Initiative BOSTON — The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) today issued a statement in reaction to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision that the so-called Fair Share Amendment […]

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