(Northampton, MA) — Former Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik has a new job with the Center for Eco-Technology. The mayor who left office a week ago will be Director of Business Operations for the non-profit. The CET promotes energy efficiency and green building technology with offices in Pittsfield, Northampton and Springfield. Tautznik starts work January 27th from the Northampton office.
Lawmakers are returning to Capitol Hill for a two- to three-week sprint to wrap up work on the budget, highway funding and taxes.
Two senior U.S. senators called for Washington to nearly triple military force levels in Iraq to 10,000 and send an equal number of troops to Syria as part of a multinational ground force to counter Islamic State in both countries.
More than 150 world leaders arrived at United Nations climate change talks in Paris armed with promises and accompanied by high expectations as they look to hold back the Earth's rising temperatures.
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