The Chat examines the effort to repeal the law that grants driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants.
Tag: election 2022
Watch The Chat: Breaking down November’s ballot question — should New Bedford join the MBTA?
What if the state spent tens of millions building passenger rail from New Bedford to Boston, and city residents said we don’t want it? That’s what will be decided by way of a referendum question on the city’s November ballot.
The Light on Radio: Jack Spillane previews the 2022 primary election
New Bedford Light columnist Jack Spillane talks about Tuesday’s primary election and other recent columns with WBSM’s Jim Philipps on Town Square Sunday. Click here to visit The Light’s 2022 […]
Markey, political newcomer Costa face off in 9th Bristol state rep race
With no registered Republican opponent for the November general election, the Sept. 6 primary will essentially be the final vote determining who will win.
Watch The Chat: A conversation with the Democratic candidates for Bristol County Sheriff
Jack Spillane sat down with the candidates — Fall River attorney Nick Bernier, Attleboro Mayor Paul Heroux and former Somerset Police Chief George McNeil — for a special 90-minute Zoom session of The Chat. Watch it here.
DA hopeful McMahon favors treatment for addiction, while getting tough on drug dealers
“I don’t think they’ve been tough enough on the dealers and the people who are trafficking … They need to be prosecuted to the fullest extent, because they’re killing our families, they’re killing our children in astronomical numbers.” — Shannon McMahon
DA Quinn: Targeting weapons and drug traffickers makes streets safer in South Coast
People have a right to feel safe in their communities, and individuals who are engaged in violent conduct, drug trafficking, hurting innocent people, we have focused on trying to keep them off the street.
How, what, when and where to vote … The ‘who’ is up to you!
Registration, mail-in deadlines and more for Sept. 6 primary and Nov. 8 final election
Rep. Straus says legislative experience will help finish key projects across South Coast
“There are a number of coming efforts that I’d like to get going with, and it’s a critical time. I think my experience and position in the Legislature will be a benefit to my constituents in this district.” — State Rep. Bill Straus
GOP challenger McConnell cites integrity and sheriff’s department experience in 10th District race
“My career and background would be accountability, integrity and credibility, which is a hallmark of service in any public office — especially law enforcement.”