Release of H2B Visas Is Announced
A large allotment of H-2B work visas was announced by Rep. Bill Keating’s office last Thursday, easing some of the uncertainty among Island business owners about the summer work force, especially for returning workers.
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Tribal Rights, Economy Dominate at Congressman Keating's Town Hall
Landry Harlan
Economic development, visas for summer workers and tribal rights were up for discussion during Congressman Bill Keating's swing through the Vineyard Thursday.
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Rep. Bill Keating Pushes Back on Sweeping Federal Budget Cuts
Cong. William Keating, whose district includes Martha’s Vineyard, delivered a sharp rebuke to President Trump’s budget blueprint, which would eliminate Community Development Block Grants.
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On Vineyard Tour, Rep. Bill Keating Gets an Earful from Constituents

Health care, immigration, the federal budget and the general tenor in Washington these days were all topics for discussion Monday during a daylong swing through the Vineyard by Cong. Bill Keating.

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Mr. Keating Says Opiate Problem Is Escalating

Islanders working to treat or prevent addiction on Martha’s Vineyard met Thursday with Cong. William Keating for a frank discussion of opiate abuse.

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Congressman Keating to Visit Vineyard Thursday
Cong. Bill Keating will make a daylong trip to the Vineyard Thursday to tour storm-ravaged coastal areas in Oak Bluffs and Aquinnah. Mr. Keating will begin the day by hosting one of his constituent coffee sessions, where people are encouraged to meet him and ask questions.
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Meet Bill Keating: Independent Democrat
Mike Seccombe

It says something about the political mood of the moment that during a half-hour interview with the Gazette over coffee last Saturday afternoon, William Keating, candidate for the 10th Congressional district, did not mention once the name of his party.

But while the word Democrat never passed his lips, the word independent popped out frequently.

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Rep. Keating Relocates to Cape Amid Redistricting Shuffle
Vanessa Czarnecki

Legislative leaders released a sweeping redistricting plan this week that will move Martha’s Vineyard to a new congressional district and prompt the Island’s current congressional delegate, Rep. William Keating, to relocate. Changes in the nation’s population according to 2010 census data are forcing Massachusetts to cut the number of districts from 10 to nine.

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