Massachusetts House Speaker Bob Deleo – the top Democrat in the House – says he will not back the governor’s plan to cut 25.5 million dollars in direct state aid to cities and towns.
Two witnesses for the prosecution say their initial testimony was coerced by police.
Mayor Alex Morse signed an order this week that requires city police not to hold undocumented immigrants longer than regular citizens.
A new report says students of color and those with disabilities are disproportionately punished in Massachusetts public schools.
Massachusetts policy makers continue to craft regulations for a new law that limits the number of patients per nurse in hospital intensive care units.The Health Policy Commission met today in Boston.
A commission reviewing the salaries of Massachusetts top elected officials has released a preliminary report. Members came to Springfield for a public hearing.
The 3rd Annual Safe School Summit is underway in Holyoke and Hadley, Mass. Educators and local and national law enforcement officials are talking about improving school security and helping students at risk.
State officials are concerned by the spread of an invasive beetle, the emerald ash borer.
A judge shut down the city’s BID last week, ruling that the organization was created in violation of a state law
The US Postal Service will offer seven-day package delivery service for this holiday season
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick plans to reach beyond the executive branch for help in closing a projected $325 million budget gap before he leaves office and turns the reins of state government over to Republican Charlie Baker.
Tonight’s game is the first since UMass Junior Derrick Gordon came out as gay in the spring.
Vermont Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin’s narrow defeat last week of Republican Scott Milne means the state legislature will have the final say on the matter in January. The Vermont constitution requires lawmakers take a special vote — a secret ballot — if neither candidate gets more than 50 percent in the election.
The UMass team leaves for the West African country on Thursday.
The local Board of Health has proposed that stores in town stop selling all tobacco products, and not just to minors, but to everyone.