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Mass. House Speaker Robert DeLeo On His 2016 Agenda17:00
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Massachusetts Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo faces reporters at the Statehouse. (Steven Senne/AP)
Massachusetts Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo faces reporters at the Statehouse. (Steven Senne/AP)
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House Speaker Robert DeLeo is pledging to take up charter school expansion this year.

"Districts that want charters should be given the chance to pursue them," DeLeo said at the Statehouse Wednesday. "Or, any other option that they deem necessary to do right by their students."

Speaker DeLeo joins us to talk about the charter school bill and other initiatives that top his agenda.

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Robert DeLeo, Massachusetts speaker of the House. He tweets @SpeakerDeLeo.

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WBUR: House Speaker DeLeo Cites Schools, Energy And Ride-Hailing As Top Priorities For 2016

  • "Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo said allowing more charter schools, promoting renewable energy and finding middle ground in the fight pitting cab drivers against ride-hailing services such as Uber are at the top of his to-do list for the new legislative year."

This segment aired on January 28, 2016.

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