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Women’s Chamber Endorses Katherine Clark for Congress Representing Massachusetts 5th District

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August 25, 2014

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August 25, 2014 – WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Chamber of Commerce Press Release. Katherine Clark receives a 100% rating from the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce as a champion of women’s economic priorities and is endorsed by the Women’s Chamber for Massachusetts 5th Congressional District. “I am proud to announce the endorsement of the […]

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Clark urges support of sick time ballot question

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August 25, 2014

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August 23, 2014 FRAMINGHAM – An additional one million workers in the state will be eligible for paid sick time if a ballot measure passes in November, U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark, D-5th, told a group of volunteers on Saturday. With campaign season under way, a grassroots group called Raise Up […]

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Drug-addicted babies in Mass. are triple national rate

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June 23, 2014

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June 19, 2014 WASHINGTON (Boston Globe) — New research shows that the number of babies born in Massachusetts with opiates in their system is more than triple the national rate — and far higher than the number tallied by state officials. Hospital diagnoses data reported to the federal government and […]

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First Lady Makes Strong Pitch for Women Voters

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June 23, 2014

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June 2, 2014 BOSTON (AP) — Michelle Obama attended a Democratic fundraiser in Boston on Monday as the party tries to reach out to women voters ahead of the midterm elections. About 200 people, mostly women, attended the event. Democratic officials said tickets ranged from $500 per person to $32,400 […]

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New Bill Seeks To Improve Infant And Toddler Child Care

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June 23, 2014

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June 2, 2014 A few months ago, the Senate was focused on a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Child Care and Development Block Grant. But last month, a group of a dozen Democratic lawmakers in the House of Representatives released their own, less sweeping child care reforms through the Infant and Toddler Care […]

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Members of Congress visit Marine Science Center

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June 23, 2014

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Members of Congress visit Marine Science Center

May 15, 2014 News@Northeastern U.S. Reps. Katherine Clark and John Tierney get up close and personal with one of the blue lobsters during a tour of the Marine Science Center. Photo by Mariah Tauger. The squirming claws of a blue lob­ster did not deter U.S. Reps. John Tierney and Katherine Clark from […]

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Bridging pay gap focus of United Way forum

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May 7, 2014

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April 17, 2014 WORCESTER — Of all the issues facing women discussed at a forum Wednesday at the United Way’s offices in the Denholm building, the one that the audience of mostly young women kept coming back to was the gap in pay between women and men. Ophelia Okoh, 19, […]

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Congresswoman Clark gets new committee assignment

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April 3, 2014

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April 3, 2014 BOSTON (AP) — The state’s newest member of Congress has received another committee assignment on Capitol Hill. The House Democratic Caucus has approved the appointment of U.S. Rep Katherine Clark to the Committee on Science, Space and Technology. The Massachusetts Democrat said she’s looking forward to serving […]

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Congresswoman Clark Pushes for Mandatory Vote on Immigration Reform

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March 28, 2014

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Congresswoman Clark Pushes for Mandatory Vote on Immigration Reform

March 26, 2014 Clark: “Without comprehensive immigration reform, millions will continue to live in the shadows and our communities will forgo economic opportunity. America has already waited too long.” U.S. Representative Katherin Clark, who represents Framingham. Congresswoman Katherine Clark, who represents Framingham, joined her Democratic colleagues in signing a discharge petition […]

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Congresswoman Clark visits Brandeis to learn about science education initiatives, meet with students

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March 22, 2014

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March 21, 2014 Massachusetts Congresswoman Katherine Clark visited Brandeis on Thursday, March 20 to learn more about its science education initiatives, including the Science Posse program, to meet with students, faculty and senior administrators, and to tour campus, including the Rose Art Museum. “Brandeis University is a national leader in […]

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