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.


Economic development, visas for summer workers and tribal rights were up for discussion during Congressman Bill Keating's swing through the Vineyard Thursday.


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.

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.


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


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.