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Stories with person: Niki Tsongas
  • Massachusetts officials praise move by Obama on power plants 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 5:05 pm

    BOSTON - President Barack Obama's decision to mandate steeper greenhouse gas cuts from power plants may be running into opposition in some states, but in Massachusetts fellow Democrats are hailing the move.

  • House passes bill to hasten timber projects in forests 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 7:17 pm

    WASHINGTON - The House passed a bill Thursday designed to improve the health of national forests by scaling back the environmental reviews that go into some timbering projects and discouraging lawsuits that delay projects.