Good News Headlines 7/26/16

 

Police And Black Lives Matter Hold A Cookout, And Praise Rolls In

by Bill Chappell, NPR

Members of the Wichita, Kan., police department spent Sunday afternoon eating and talking with people from the community, at a cookout that was planned with the local Black Lives Matter group… Read More

 


 

Pay Equity Bill Passes On Beacon Hill, Heads To Gov. Baker's Desk

by Colin A. Young, State House News Service/WBUR

When Gov. Charlie Baker returns to the State House on Monday, he will have on his desk legislation to ensure that men and women are paid the same for comparable work, one of six major bills he wanted lawmakers to send him before formal sessions end July 31… Read More

 


 

Massachusetts Drivers Beat New Yorkers In A Safe-Driving Competition

by Sanjay Salomon, Boston.com

Massachusetts residents can add another victory to hold over their New York rivals… Read More

 


 

‘Walks For Peace’ In Boston Give Residents And Police A Chance To Come Together

by Bruce Gellerman, WBUR

Regular gatherings known as “Walks for Peace” have become weekly routines in parts of Boston including Dorchester, Charlestown and Mattapan… Read More

 


 

“We Want To Stop Fracking Now”: Up To 10,000 Rally On Eve Of DNC To Demand Climate Justice

from Democracy Now

Despite a scorching heat wave, up to 10,000 people took to the streets for hours to demand a ban on fracking and a transition to clean energy… Read More

 


 

New York Governor Cuomo Signs Bill Banning Tampon Tax

by Mary Pascaline, International Business Times/RSN

“This is a regressive tax on essential products that women have had to pay for far too long and lifting it is a matter of social and economic justice,” Cuomo said in a statement… Read More

 

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