Geraldine Hines would become the first African American woman to serve on the Supreme Judicial Court if she’s confirmed by the Governor’s Council.
The proposed Massachusetts state budget for the 2015 fiscal year does not expand the state’s bottle bill. So barring an 11th-hour agreement, the issue could […]
Massachusetts lawmakers have approved a $36.5 billion state budget, boosting funding for the embattled Department of Children and Families.
Massachusetts lawmakers have approved a compromise $36.5 billion state budget. The house and senate signed off on the spending plan Monday. The budget includes increased […]
The measure would allow many more Massachusetts residents to earn sick time benefits. Opponents claim the measure would lead to a loss of jobs.
Alcombright says North Adams has no reserve funds left, and he will seek a property tax increase later this year.
Massachusetts health officials Friday announced 11 of 20 proposed medical marijuana dispensaries will advance to the final step before opening, but a facility in Holyoke is not one of them.
Up until this weeks court decision on casinos in Massachusetts, the gubernatorial candidates didn’t have complete answers for where they stood on casinos gambling in the state. That time is over.
In her first commentary for New England Public Radio, writer and educator Tzivia Gover finds insight from students.
It all started one spring afternoon about 10 years ago. David Cavell, then a student at Tufts University, strolled past what looked like a campus blood drive. He saw a friend, stopped, agreed to run a Q-tip across the inside of his cheek, and moved on.
Reaction to the ruling from Attorney General Martha Coakley, Gov. Deval Patrick, Planned Parenthood and an abortion protester who was the lead petitioner in the case.
The bill is a compromise between nurses and hospitals hashed out by Sen. Stan Rosenberg.
Governor Deval Patrick is standing by Massachusetts’ casino law. The state Supreme Judicial Court ruled this week voters will have a say in whether to […]
Massachusetts has aligned its health care policy with Vermont and California for a range of transgender treatments. Under the state’s low income health care program, residents will now be covered for sex reassignment surgery.
Springfield area business leaders are wondering if they’ll ever see the economic impact from a proposed casino project. That’s after the state’s highest court placed a question repealing Massachusetts’ casino law on the November ballot.