Candidates for Massachusetts governor are all over the place when it comes to Governor Deval Patrick’s offer to shelter a thousand children who were caught crossing into the U.S. illegally.
With almost unprecedented speed, the Massachusetts Senate passed a bill Wednesday night that was written after the Supreme Court threw out the state’s abortion clinic buffer zone law. The unanimous voice vote came just hours after the bill cleared a legislative committee.
Patricia Stewart, the executive director of Massachusetts Citizens for Life, says that just sounds like another buffer zone.
Five New England Governors met Tuesday to discuss a regional strategy for fighting the surge in heroin and opioid addiction.
Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s vote was widely expected.
The bill would allow deer hunting with bow and arrows on Sundays during deer season.
Opponents from both sides of the issue spoke against the proposal on Tuesday.
Joe Donovan, convicted of murder at age 17, is the first Massachusetts prisoner to go before a parole board since the state’s highest court ruled against automatic life sentences for juveniles.
An outside probe of the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families released Wednesday concludes the agency should not be held responsible for the death of Jeremiah Oliver.
The Massachusetts House Speaker unveiled the legislation with only two months for lawmakers to pass it before the end of the session in July.
Patrick has said he won’t run for president in 2016, but he hasn’t ruled out other opportunities later. In the meantime, he’s using the funds in his PAC to get involved in races in other states, like Texas and Georgia.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill Thursday to allow early voting, making Massachusetts the 33rd state to welcome the practice.
The council met for five hours and didn’t ask Associate Judtice Ralph Gants a single question.
Gants was previously confirmed to become an associate justice, but only two of the eight councilors from that vote are still on the Governor’s Council.
The late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy graduated from the University of Virginia’s law school 55 years ago. But he skipped his graduation ceremony to work on his brother John’s presidential campaign — and never picked up his diploma.