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The merrimack river beach alliance has been trying for a while to get resources and money to restore north shore beaches the march storms have made things very bad there might be some help coming as we hear from wbz's karyn regal lost or senator bruce tarr has this alliance which just met on plum island and says the army corps of engineers is interested in restoring dunes in newbury that includes plum island and salisbury using sand already dredge from the paddock wa river the program called an eleven twenty two in which they're going to select ten projects around the country that the core will pay for completely to be able to beneficially reused that sinn other options are buying the sand and paying for the work through an environmental bond bill tar says the core considers the situation on the north shore a crisis karyn regal wbz newsradio ten thirty new york governor andrew cuomo is hitting the white house over its response to hurricane maria during a trip to puerto rico governor cuomo says the federal government is not responding as quickly as it should there were more con edison trucks and san juan than were in manhattan so i knew we were we were really on the ground and making a difference and we have continued to do that and we'll continue to do that the island has suffered from recurring power problems since hurricane maria hit last september governor cuomo and the new york power authority have sent a small team to puerto rico to try to prevent significant blackouts supporters of several proposed ballot measures are nearing the final stages of trying to send them to massachusetts voters under state law wednesday is the day campaigns can begin to collect the nearly eleven thousand additional signatures that are needed to secure a spot on the november ballot state lawmakers could push for changes to the measures up until the final signatures are submitted in early july the initiatives include increasing the minimum wage to fifteen dollars an our lowering the state sales tax mandatory paid family and medical leave and tighter nurse to patient ratios in hospitals.

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