(Chicopee, MA) – Congressman Richie Neal says he’s against using Westover Air Reserve Base temporary housing for a thousand child refugees. Neal says the base in Chicopee is needed to house reservists on the weekend. He also said there’s inadequate security. The decision will ultimately be up to the Defense Department.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down.
The U.S. military will have a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month.
The President shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration.
It's official--electric rates in Western Mass will be going up 29 percent as of January first