The day after House Speaker Robert DeLeo called for scaling back Governor Deval Patrick’s ambitious tax and spending plan, the governor defended his goals in a rare committee appearance, while voic
Preservationists hope a last minute proposal will spare a historic Springfield building from demolition.
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo says he agrees with Governor Deval Patrick that the state should spend more on transportation.
The Women’s Caucus of the Massachusetts Legislature co-hosted a forum on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. That conflict is the focus of a bill in the state legislature.
Last year’s unusually mild winter posed some challenges to farmers in the region.
Officials in Greenfield, Massachusetts and elsewhere are calling for a change in benefits’ payments to veterans.
With the threat of sequestration looming, one research institute is predicting that Massachusetts’ economic recovery will start to slow.
Just days before the Oscars, the second Berkshire Shorts Film Festival takes place tonight in Lee, Massachusetts.
Officials in Massachusetts are taking steps to limit the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer.
Agencies which render heating assistance in Massachusetts are calling on state and federal legislators for additional funding.
Community activists are calling on the state legislature to make an emergency appropriation, saying tens of thousands of families and senior citizens in Massachusetts are running out of
Lawmakers on the budget-writing ways and Means Committee kicked of a series of hearings on Governor Deval Patrick’s proposed tax and spending plan.
Officials say it is expected to cost the State of Massachusetts at least $13.5 million to hold the special election to fill the US Senate seat vacated by Secretary of State John Kerry.
Despite dedicated lobbying by former Springfield Mayor Michael Albano, the Governor’s Council, a judicial review group has rejected Governor Deval Patrick’s nominee for the Southern Berkshire bench