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Massachusetts Orders Non-Essential Businesses to Close, Issues Stay-at-Home Advisory

Massachusetts Governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 ordered all non-essential businesses to shut down and advised residents to stay at home Monday in the most drastic step taken by the state yet to stop the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Health

City, State Officials Call for Shelter in Place to Control Coronavirus, Gov. Baker Rejects Proposal

32 municipal and state officials sent a letter to Massachusetts Governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 Wednesday calling for a “shelter in place” to mitigate the spread of coronavirus. Despite this, Baker said in a press conference Friday that there is currently no plan for a statewide shelter in place.

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State Politics

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The Massachusetts State House.

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Health

Gov. Baker Declares State of Emergency in Massachusetts

Governor Charlie D. Baker ’79 declared a state of emergency in Massachusetts Tuesday after the number of recorded coronavirus cases in the state doubled overnight.

Early Voting Starts
Politics

Mass. Voters Cast their Ballots on Super Tuesday: Live Updates

The Crimson sent reporters to polling locations in Cambridge and Allston to talk to voters throughout Super Tuesday.

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University Finances

Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign Files Suit Against University

The Harvard Prison Divestment Campaign filed suit against Harvard in Massachusetts state court Wednesday over Harvard’s alleged investments in companies with ties to the prison industry.

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Allston

Mass. Department of Transportation Updates Allston Residents on Infrastructure Plan

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Fiscal and Management Control Board held a meeting on Feb. 10 to update Allston residents and address public concern surrounding its ten-year infrastructure plan for the area.

Ed Markey Speaks
Politics

Six Cambridge City Councilors Endorse Markey in U.S. Senate Race

Six members of the Cambridge City Council endorsed incumbent United States Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) in his primary election campaign against U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass) Thursday.

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State Politics

Ed Markey Speaks

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) was recently endorsed by Cambridge City Councilors in his re-election campaign for U.S. Senate.

Joe Kennedy at Senate Forum
State Politics

Joe Kennedy at Senate Forum

At a Senate candidate forum, U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.) shared his vision for Massachusetts and the nation.

Ed Markey at Senate Forum
State Politics

Ed Markey at Senate Forum

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) spoke Sunday night at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, as his position as incumbent is challenged in a competitive Senate race.

Joe Kennedy at Senate Forum
Politics

Kennedy Takes Aim at Markey’s Iraq War Vote at Cambridge Dems Event

Attempting to draw a distinction in the Massachusetts United States Senate race, U.S. Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-Mass.) criticized incumbent Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), his primary opponent, for Markey’s initial vote in favor of the Iraq War at a Cambridge Democrats event featuring both candidates Sunday night.

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SEAS

Harvard Allston Land Company Solicits Proposals for Enterprise Research Campus

The Harvard Allston Land Company is soliciting proposals from developers for the initial construction phase of its Enterprise Research Campus in Allston in a formal request issued Friday, according to Harvard spokesperson Brigid O’Rourke.

Eric P. Lesser
Harvard College Democrats

Eric P. Lesser

Eric P. Lesser '07 is one of the youngest members of the Massachusetts State Senate.

Immigrant Day Crowd
Politics

Harvard Students Lobby for Immigrants at Mass. State House

Eight Harvard students traveled through snowy weather to the Massachusetts State House Monday to participate in the annual Immigrants’ Day lobbying event. Now in its 23rd year, Immigrants’ Day is the “biggest lobbying day of the year” for immigrants, refugees and allies.

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