Good – but not great – news for Massachusetts taxpayers in the new year.
Advocates in Massachusetts are pushing a bill to prevent prison guards from handcuffing women inmates to hospital beds during labor and childbirth.
Massachusetts state lawmakers are looking at how to help the state’s growing number of homeless families. At an oversight hearing Wednesday, advocates said the state is in a crisis.
Massachusetts gambling regulators voted unanimously Tuesday to allow a casino proposal at Suffolk Downs race track to go forward. But there’s a hitch.
MGM Resorts appears to have cleared a major hurdle in its quest to build an $800 million casino in Springfield.
A committee created by the Massachusetts legislature met for the first time Tuesday to explore whether Boston should bid for the Summer Olympic Games in 2024.
There’s still uncertainty about a proposed ballot question aiming to block casinos in Massachusetts.
As the federal government continues to troubleshoot problems with healthcare.gov, officials in Massachusetts are grappling with glitches on the state’s website.
The Massachusetts House on Wednesday passed legislation making it easier for residents to register to vote and cast ballots.
The Massachusetts Senate passed a bill Tuesday evening that raises the minimum wage to $11 an hour by 2016 and ties future increases to inflation.
The Massachusetts Senate on Tuesday is expected to debate a bill to raise the minimum wage from $8 an hour to $11 an hour by 2016.
Some people suffering the effects of Lyme Disease are asking Massachusetts lawmakers to require insurance companies to pay for long term antibiotic treatment.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill Wednesday that would move most 17-year-olds out of the adult court and prison system.
A Massachusetts legislative committee held a hearing at the statehouse Friday on gun bills. It’s the last public meeting on the issue before lawmakers draft a final bill.
Republican Charlie Baker announced his bid for Massachusetts governor Wednesday morning, in a web video.