Some tourist attractions and agencies in western Massachusetts are facing tough budget choices after Governor Charlie Baker announced spending cuts this week.
This week, state lawmakers in charge of the budget hear how much revenue they’ll likely have to work with.
In last week’s election, Governor Charlie Baker took strong stands on two major ballot issues, and both went the opposite way of what he would have liked.
Leaders of New England states and eastern Canadian provinces are in Boston this week for an annual conference, with a focus on technology and energy.
Hampden County Sheriff Michael Ashe held his 39th and final clambake Wednesday. The annual event has been a must-attend gathering for elected officials, aspiring politicians and law enforcement officials from across Massachusetts. Ashe, one of the longest-serving elected officials in the state, is set to retire at the end of the years after 42 years as sheriff.
Governor Charlie Baker is scheduled to sign a bill Monday that would make Massachusetts’ utilities purchase more hydro and wind power.
The Massachusetts Legislature restored millions in spending to the state budget during a rare Saturday session, over the objections of Governor Charlie Baker.
At the end of the week, Massachusetts will welcome fiscal year 20-17. As it stands, it looks like state revenues are down about $750 million […]
Budget negotiators in the Massachusetts legislature are facing big challenges and a looming deadline after the Baker administration announced a drop in expected revenue for the next fiscal year.
The bill would allow people to use public facilities such as bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
Republican Governor Charlie Baker faces a new political challenge in the months ahead: work with Beacon Hill Democrats during legislative crunch time while also working to unseat some of those same Democrats.
The House unveils its budget, Baker signs the solar bill, plus: the ten-year anniversary of RomneyCare.
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.
Massachusetts voters pick their presidential candidates. Plus, a look at the slow pace of legislative activity on Beacon Hill.