Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman is pursuing legislation that would allow the state lottery to test online lottery ticket sales.
A Massachusetts chemist employed at a state crime drug lab in Amherst was arraigned Tuesday on multiple charges of evidence tampering and drug possession.
The applications and fees are in, and eleven companies are now officially vying for casino licenses in Massachusetts. That includes four competing for the single license in western Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick announced a series of legislative proposals Friday to overhaul retirement health benefits for state and municipal employees.
Newly-elected U-S Senator Elizabeth Warren opened a western Massachusetts office Tuesday in downtown Springfield. Warren says the office will be her link to the region.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed legislation that will give the state oversight of online-based public schools.
Penn National Gaming and MGM Resorts, two casino companies vying for a casino license in Springfield, met the city's second phase application deadline Thursday.
Massachusetts is planning to phase out a program housing homeless families in hotels and motels when emergency shelters are full. It is slated to end by June 2014.
Since the 2010 census, the Massachusetts population has grown by 1.5%, or nearly 100,000 people. That puts the state almost on par with population growth across the country.
Holyoke, Massachusetts' public housing authority was chosen this week for inclusion in a federal program aimed at allowing the authority to use federal dollars more efficiently and fund programs no
Last week's deadly shootings in Newtown, Connecticut again sheds light on security measures in the nation's schools.
In the wake of the deadly shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, school administrators across the country are reviewing security procedures.
Holyoke, Massachusetts' Mayor Alex Morse has reversed course again and is now halting all casino development plans in the city.
At a public forum organized by the City of Springfield, Penn National Gaming and MGM Resorts, two companies vying for the region's single casino license, presented their proposals to city residents
As the state faces a $540 million budget shortfall, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has proposed $250 million worth of mid-year budget cuts. More than half would hit services for seniors.