• Massachusetts Sep 15

    Bill to Give Mass. an Official Dinosaur Strides Over First Hurdle

    Legislation establishing the Podokesaurus holyokensis as the official dinosaur of Massachusetts cleared its first committee Tuesday and the lawmaker behind the effort hopes the forward movement will help teach onlookers about the legislative process. Rep. Jack Patrick Lewis, the lead sponsor of the bill (H 3190), has been using the effort to create an official dinosaur as way to help…

  • Massachusetts Jan 4

    Does Massachusetts Need an Official State Dinosaur?

    Wyoming has the triceratops, and in Colorado, it’s the stegosaurus. Fittingly, Utah has the Utahraptor and Arkansas, the Arkansaurus. A Framingham Democrat is seeking to add Massachusetts to the list of states that have codified their own official dinosaur. “With so much uncertainty in our world today, can you think of a better way to help kids (and those...

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