From State House News Service
ON THE AGENDA
- Baker seeks stronger punishments for police assailants
- Gun debates persist in Boston, D.C.
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- State eyes more freedom to offer developers tax incentives
- Senate gets in gear on ride-sharing regulations
TOP OF THE HILL
Baker bill would broaden punishment for assault on police
A bill filed Thursday, June 23, by Gov. Charlie Baker would elevate assault of a police officer from a misdemeanor offense to a felony and require judges to sentence someone found guilty of causing “serious bodily injury to a police officer” to at least one year in prison.
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