The Week Ahead On Beacon Hill

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 Week Ahead On Beacon Hill

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.

This Week On Beacon Hill

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.

This Week On Beacon Hill

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.

Mass. House Advances Gun Bill

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.