News for Oxford MA - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Oxford Massachusetts. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/oxford-ma News for Oxford MA - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/oxford-ma https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Wed, 01 Feb 2023 09:39:44 -0600 Statement on Decision by a Special Legislative Committee to Seat Kristin Kassner in the House of Representatives BOSTON – Massachusetts Democratic Party Chairman Gus Bickford released the following statement today following a decision by a special https://www.americantowns.com/news/statement-on-decision-by-a-special-legislative-committee-to-seat-kristin-kassner-in-the-house-of-representatives-31527777-attleboro-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/statement-on-decision-by-a-special-legislative-committee-to-seat-kristin-kassner-in-the-house-of-representatives-31527777-attleboro-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 In Wake of Holiday Travel Chaos, Senators Markey, Blumenthal, Reps. Cohen, García, Khanna Reintroduce Legislation to Ground Airlines' Skyrocketing Fees Washington (January 31, 2023) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Congressmen Steve Cohen (TN-09), https://www.americantowns.com/news/in-wake-of-holiday-travel-chaos-senators-markey-blumenthal-reps-cohen-garcia-khanna-reintroduce-legislation-to-ground-airlines-skyrocketing-fees-31527957-brookline-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/in-wake-of-holiday-travel-chaos-senators-markey-blumenthal-reps-cohen-garcia-khanna-reintroduce-legislation-to-ground-airlines-skyrocketing-fees-31527957-brookline-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Senator Markey Joins Senator Collins Bipartisan Colleagues in Introducing Bills to Bolster Alzheimer's Research Washington (January 31, 2023) - Senator Edward J. Markey joined a bipartisan group of Senators in introducing a pair of bills that would cement and https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-markey-joins-senator-collins-bipartisan-colleagues-in-introducing-bills-to-bolster-alzheimers-research-31527963-revere-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-markey-joins-senator-collins-bipartisan-colleagues-in-introducing-bills-to-bolster-alzheimers-research-31527963-revere-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Senators Warren, Marshall, Kennedy, Release New Information, Renew Push for Answers from Silvergate Bank over Role in FTX Collapse Washington, D.C. — United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), and John Kennedy (R-La.) released new information https://www.americantowns.com/news/senators-warren-marshall-kennedy-release-new-information-renew-push-for-answers-from-silvergate-bank-over-role-in-ftx-collapse-31527966-chicopee-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senators-warren-marshall-kennedy-release-new-information-renew-push-for-answers-from-silvergate-bank-over-role-in-ftx-collapse-31527966-chicopee-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Healey-Driscoll Administration Files $282 Million Supplemental Budget Boston — Today the Healey-Driscoll Administration filed a $282 million gross / $154 million net Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) supplemental budget to https://www.americantowns.com/news/healeydriscoll-administration-files-282-million-supplemental-budget-31527309-dedham-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/healeydriscoll-administration-files-282-million-supplemental-budget-31527309-dedham-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Senator Markey Statement on Advancing Nomination of Gigi Sohn to Federal Communications Commission in 118th Congress Washington (January 27, 2023) – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, today https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-markey-statement-on-advancing-nomination-of-gigi-sohn-to-federal-communications-commission-in-118th-congress-31525624-danvers-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-markey-statement-on-advancing-nomination-of-gigi-sohn-to-federal-communications-commission-in-118th-congress-31525624-danvers-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Sen. Markey, Rep. Bush Lead Colleagues in Delivering Recommendations to Biden Admin. on a Robust Environmental Justice Scorecard Washington– Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) led their colleagues Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), Cory https://www.americantowns.com/news/sen-markey-rep-bush-lead-colleagues-in-delivering-recommendations-to-biden-admin-on-a-robust-environmental-justice-scorecard-31525626-lowell-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/sen-markey-rep-bush-lead-colleagues-in-delivering-recommendations-to-biden-admin-on-a-robust-environmental-justice-scorecard-31525626-lowell-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Warren: FTC Should Oppose Aerojet-L3Harris Merger Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), sent a letter to Federal https://www.americantowns.com/news/warren-ftc-should-oppose-aerojetl3harris-merger-31525634-fitchburg-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/warren-ftc-should-oppose-aerojetl3harris-merger-31525634-fitchburg-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Senator Warren and Representatives Pressley, Clark, and Trahan Renew Request to Johnson And Johnson for Missing Data on Children's Tylenol And Motrin Shortage Washington, D.C. — United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), along with Massachusetts Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Katherine Clark, https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-warren-and-representatives-pressley-clark-and-trahan-renew-request-to-johnson-and-johnson-for-missing-data-on-childrens-tylenol-and-motrin-shortage-31525637-saugus-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-warren-and-representatives-pressley-clark-and-trahan-renew-request-to-johnson-and-johnson-for-missing-data-on-childrens-tylenol-and-motrin-shortage-31525637-saugus-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Statement from Governor Healey on the Death of Tyre Nichols Boston — Governor Maura T. Healey issued the following statement on the death of Tyre Nichols: “We face another tragic moment in our https://www.americantowns.com/news/statement-from-governor-healey-on-the-death-of-tyre-nichols-31527307-saugus-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/statement-from-governor-healey-on-the-death-of-tyre-nichols-31527307-saugus-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Senator Markey Statement on Joining HELP Committee in 118th Congress Washington (January 26, 2023) – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) released the following statement announcing his new assignment on the U.S. https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-markey-statement-on-joining-help-committee-in-118th-congress-31525019-cohasset-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senator-markey-statement-on-joining-help-committee-in-118th-congress-31525019-cohasset-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Senators Slam WEE1 Tactical For Marketing Assault-Style 'JR-15' Weapon To Kids Washington (January 26, 2023) - Following a series of mass shootings in the last several days, Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) joined Senate https://www.americantowns.com/news/senators-slam-wee1-tactical-for-marketing-assaultstyle-jr15-weapon-to-kids-31525022-shrewsbury-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senators-slam-wee1-tactical-for-marketing-assaultstyle-jr15-weapon-to-kids-31525022-shrewsbury-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Warren Calls on FTC to Closely Scrutinize Two Big Pharma Merger Deals that Could Threaten Competition and Raise Costs for Americans “Robust FTC enforcement of antitrust law can help slow the pace of drug company consolidation.” “The FTC should heavily scrutinize https://www.americantowns.com/news/warren-calls-on-ftc-to-closely-scrutinize-two-big-pharma-merger-deals-that-could-threaten-competition-and-raise-costs-for-americans-31525027-falmouth-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/warren-calls-on-ftc-to-closely-scrutinize-two-big-pharma-merger-deals-that-could-threaten-competition-and-raise-costs-for-americans-31525027-falmouth-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 Warren, Wyden to Accounting Regulator PCAOB: You Must Act to Address Concerns Raised by Crypto Firms' Sham Audits FTX Auditors Failed to Identify Widespread Malfeasance Before Crypto Platform Crashed Failed crypto audits “undermine confidence in the https://www.americantowns.com/news/warren-wyden-to-accounting-regulator-pcaob-you-must-act-to-address-concerns-raised-by-crypto-firms-sham-audits-31525030-nantucket-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/warren-wyden-to-accounting-regulator-pcaob-you-must-act-to-address-concerns-raised-by-crypto-firms-sham-audits-31525030-nantucket-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600 ICYMI: In Speech, Warren Warns About Need for Robust Crypto Regulation by SEC, Federal Regulators, and Congress “Crypto fraud is a big problem, but it’s one we can fix. The solution starts with the SEC.” “No financial industry should get https://www.americantowns.com/news/icymi-in-speech-warren-warns-about-need-for-robust-crypto-regulation-by-sec-federal-regulators-and-congress-31525034-watertown-ma.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/icymi-in-speech-warren-warns-about-need-for-robust-crypto-regulation-by-sec-federal-regulators-and-congress-31525034-watertown-ma.html Government and Politics Wed, 01 Feb 2023 00:00:00 -0600