Former Massachusetts House Speaker Sal DiMasi will be released from prison Tuesday. The early end to his sentence could provide momentum for a state “compassionate release” law.
Despite the threat, local mayors say their policies on whether to comply with immigration orders will remain.
In last week’s election, Governor Charlie Baker took strong stands on two major ballot issues, and both went the opposite way of what he would have liked.
Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan said not much will change in the police approach to people using and possessing small amounts of marijuana. That’s been decriminalized for almost eight years.
The measure passed by Massachusetts voters on Tuesday charges the state treasurer’s office with creating the Cannabis Control Commission to oversee the new industry.
Much of the state-level focus this election season in Massachusetts has been on the four ballot questions.
Neither Worcester Congressman Jim McGovern nor Springfield Representative Richie Neal face major party challengers this year. So where does their campaign money go?
In Massachusetts, the nine-member congressional delegation is made up entirely of Democrats and only four of them are facing Republican opponents.
A closer look at two conflicts that came up during last week’s debate.
LISTEN: Full debate on Question 2
The next in our series of debates on the four statewide ballot questions facing Massachusetts voters this November. Question 2 asks voters whether to raise the state’s cap on charter schools.
The first in our series of debates on the four ballot questions facing Massachusetts voters this November. Question 4 asks voters whether to legalize recreational marijuana.
This Wednesday is the deadline to register to vote in the November election in Massachusetts.
Lauren Stevens is the author of the recently released hiking guide, “50 Hikes in the Berkshire Hills.”
STCC plans to use a $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women to create a new prevention coordinator position and add an on-campus counselor for victims.
We check in with State House reporter Shira Schoenberg of the Springfield Republican newspaper