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Massachusetts state, federal lawmakers escalate demands that Charlie Baker reverse MBTA cuts

Lawmakers are escalating demands that the Baker administration walk back a series of sweeping cuts to MBTA service as the state’s transit systems are on track to receive another $1 billion in federal stimulus funds.

Pols including U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark and state Sen. Joseph Boncore will join transit workers and riders at a virtual rally at 11 a.m. Friday, where they will demand Gov. Charlie Baker and the board that oversees the MBTA “reverse the shortsighted cuts” made amid the pandemic.

Read the full article at The Boston Herald

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