State House reporter Matt Murphy says Baker does not need the legislature’s approval to make emergency budget cuts.
Dannel Malloy is inaugurated to his second term today in Connecticut.
A commission reviewing the salaries of Massachusetts top elected officials has released a preliminary report. Members came to Springfield for a public hearing.
Stan Rosenberg of Amherst will be Senate President next year. He says he’s worked with Charlie Baker before.
Massachusetts voters next week will be deluged with debates, polling results and television ads as candidates for a series of key state offices, including governor, spend their last full week on the trail before the November 4th election.
Massachusetts voters will see five names on the ballot for governor in November. that includes three independents. For them, it’s been difficult to make a mark on the race. And two of those candidates have spent over a million dollars of their own money.
Massachusetts lawmakers are now grinding out the final two weeks of formal sessions, forcing bills through, often with little or no debate.
Only three of the five Massachusetts democratic candidates for governor will be advancing to the September primary.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick attended today’s UMass Amherst men’s basketball season opener against Harvard at the Mullins Center.