Governor Charlie Baker travels to Newfoundland this week to meet with New England governors and Canadian premiers where energy options will be on the agenda.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, mid-way through her first term as the state’s senior senator, would not commit to seeking re-election in 2018 during a Sunday morning television appearance.
“Even though the bid was withdrawn, this report demonstrates that there were a series of real risks associated with bringing the games to Massachusetts,” Senate President Stanley Rosenberg said in a statement.
The girl, around the age of 2, and another girl around the same age were transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center on Saturday after a 911 call at about 12:23 p.m., according to the Worcester District Attorney’s office.
State leaders ordered a review of the Boston 2024 Olympic bid when it was still alive. This week, Bay State residents will get a look at that report.
Nothing says summer recess like the president of the United States vacationing for two weeks on a Massachusetts island while the state’s top elected officials shower themselves in ice in front of the capitol to raise money for charity.
Governor Charlie Baker’s signature is all that’s needed to green-light a “sales tax holiday” on August 15th and 16th. The Legislature passed the sales tax holiday bill last week, which has become an annual event in recent years.
The US Olympic Committee and Boston 2024 are dropping Boston as the nation’s potential host city for the 2024 summer Olympics, ending a months-long debate over what Gov. Charlie Baker called a “ten-year drill” with major economic and fiscal ramifications.
The Boston Herald featured the pay raise on its front page Thursday with the headline, “Money for nothing!”
Hours after lawmakers unveiled an overdue state budget compromise, Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday morning endorsed the Legislature’s approach to jettison a corporate tax break so that low-income workers could receive larger tax credits.
Massachusetts Governor Baker left for the July 4th holiday saying he was confident house and senate lawmakers could agree on a budget deal by the end of this week. State house reporter Matt Murphy says it’s unclear if the governor risks failing to deliver a budget before a temporary stop-gap measure expires.
The new fiscal year is about to begin, but Massachusetts does not have a budget in place. Governor Baker is now hoping it will happen by Independence Day.
The announcement comes as state officials in Boston outlined ways to address the damage being caused by opiate addiction.
The first gambling facility in Massachusetts will open on Wednesday in Plainville, over three years after lawmakers legalized casino gaming. Massachusetts is about to begin learning about the advantages and disadvantages of expanded gaming.
The administration and finance committee of the UMass Board of Trustees voted to recommend upping tuition and fees for in-state undergraduates next school year.