Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate for governor Republican Charlie Baker, and running mate Karyn Polito held a huge fundraising advantage over Martha Coakley coming out of last week’s primary. With polls showing Baker and Coakley leading over three independent candidates, the race for the Corner Office will occupy center stage until November 4th.
The media has bombarded Massachusetts residents in recent weeks with the results of public opinion surveys that have helped feed the narrative of which candidates are supposed to win next week and which are supposed to lose.
Massachusetts early primary is on September 9th, which leaves candidates only two weeks left to grab the attention of voters.
Candidates for Statewide offices in Massachusetts are preparing to spend down campaign kitties on expensive ads, readying for high stakes debates and forums, and trying to connect with voters.
As President Obama and his entourage are set to join the 115,000 people who populate Martha’s Vineyard during the summer months, Massachusetts candidates and some […]
The Massachusetts Legislature frantically finished their formal sessions last week. Now, Governor Patrick and his staff have 10 days to decide whether or not to sign the bills into law.
Only four days left to finish legislative session on Beacon Hill.
Massachusetts lawmakers are now grinding out the final two weeks of formal sessions, forcing bills through, often with little or no debate.
Gov. Deval Patrick has offered to house up to 1,000 children from Central America in a temporary shelter at either the Joint Base Cape Cod in Bourne or Westover Air Base in Chicopee as they await immigration processing.
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Massachusetts Legislative leaders this week could act on bills allowing more charter schools, reducing gun violence, and imposing new rules on super PACs.
The cuts include money to restore Perry Auditorium at Gardner City Hall, funding for the World is Our Classroom non-profit in Springfield and money to repair the Mahar dam in Orange.
Prior to the vote, an unusually large number of House Democrats joined their Republican colleagues to support a bid to delay a vote on gun legislation for one week, but the measure failed.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick expected to sign state budget this week.
Appeals Court Judge Geraldine Hines is on her way to sit on the state’s highest court after all eight members of the Governor’s Council said Wednesday they plan to vote to confirm her for a seat on the Supreme Judicial Court.
Among the bills now awaiting Governor Deval Patrick’s signature, which is expected, is a measure that would give Massachusetts a nation’s highest $11 an hour minimum wage.