(Boston, MA) – Five years after Governor Patrick set the goal to essentially eliminate family homelessness, Massachusetts is seeing record numbers of homeless families — straining social services’ ability to handle the strain. While Patrick says the economic downturn played a role he concedes simply extending existing anti-homeless strategies won’t work long-term.
The Israeli Prime Minister called for action over Iran's nuclear program.
Just one final step remains before a jury is seated in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Efforts to catch families before they fall into homelessness would get a boost under a plan being pushed by Gov. Charlie Baker.
Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation is split over the decision of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept an invitation by House Republicans to address a session of Congress.