Updated at 1:14 p.m. The bill came one day after the state Supreme Judicial Court ruled that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of women riding the Boston subway did not violate the law.
The hearing room was standing room only and both sides offered impassioned testimony.
State Inspector Genereal Glen Cunha says the lab was plagued by management failures, inadequate training and a lack of protocols.
Environmentalists say that tucked into the bill is a provision that rolls back protections for ocean sanctuaries that have been in place for four decades.
The document puts the Republican State Committee at odds with candidate for governor Charlie Baker and congressional hopeful Richard Tisei.
In an oversight hearing, state lawmakers bashed the state health care website and the administration’s response to its problems.
Henriquez was convicted last month of holding down his then girlfriend and punching her in the chest when she wouldn’t have sex with him. Photos of the bruised body of Henriquez’ victim were available for representatives to view outside the House chamber.
Republicans slammed the governor’s plan to withdraw money from the state’s rainy day fund and to tax candy and soda.
The Massachusetts House speaker says the recommendations will be the basis for new gun control legislation. He says the House will take up the bill by this summer.
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There’s bipartisan agreement on Beacon Hill that Rep. Carlos Henriquez should resign.