The coming shakeup in the leadership of Massachusetts’ Democratic Party, plus new regulations on medical marijuana.
Governor Baker meets with leaders of the state legislature. A likely topic: state revenues falling short of projections.
Most state legislators do not face primary challenges in the elections this week.
When it comes to legislative issues, the six candidates to replace state Rep. Ellen Story have very similar stances. But if voters pay them due diligence, the candidates’ varied experiences, races and ages tell six very different stories.
This Friday is the deadline to register to vote in the September 8th state primary in Massachusetts.
Members of the Massachusetts legislature worked late into the night on Sunday, up against a midnight deadline to end their two-year formal session.
Healey directed gun dealers and manufacturers to stop distributing guns that she says were made with minor modifications intended to skirt the state’s assault weapons ban.
The Massachusetts Legislature restored millions in spending to the state budget during a rare Saturday session, over the objections of Governor Charlie Baker.
When the House and Senate gavel back in after their Fourth of July break, there will be less than four weeks remaining until the end of formal sessions.
The next Massachusetts budget is now in the hands of a committee of six lawmakers — they’ll work out the differences of the versions of […]
It’s budget time for the Massachusetts Senate this week. Senators will wade through 1,167 amendments to the spending plan starting on Tuesday.
There’s a wide variety of hearings and topics ahead at the Statehouse this week. One likely contentious formal session will be held on Thursday, as the […]
Massachusetts lawmakers are looking to pump more money into the state budget as some state accounts are close to running out of money.
This week: the likely passage of a bill to restore driving rights to ex-drug offenders, negotiations on public records, and a look at Attorney General Maura Healey’s activism on transgender rights.
Governor Baker signs an opioid bill, the legislature hits a bill-reporting deadline, and a look at the prospects for a bill that would raise the smoking age to 21.