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 […]
Senators say passage of the bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act is a high priority. But it’s not the only priority, as several Democrats are making clear on Capitol Hill.
Massachusetts voters pick their presidential candidates. Plus, a look at the slow pace of legislative activity on Beacon Hill.
Springfield Congressman Richard Neal is defending his support for legislation that would preempt investment industry reforms sought by the Obama administration.
Legislative leaders and Governor Charlie Baker do not appear too concerned by their lack of progress on major bills as they head towards a seven-week recess period that starts later this week.
Stan Rosenberg of Amherst will be Senate President next year. He says he’s worked with Charlie Baker before.
The Massachusetts House Speaker unveiled the legislation with only two months for lawmakers to pass it before the end of the session in July.
A Senate bill would classify leaks, requiring immediate repairs to severe leaks, and time limits for gas companies to address less threatening ones.
U.S Senator Ed Markey appeared in Holyoke alongside other public officials, law enforcement, and health care providers to discuss what he calls an opiate “overdose epidemic.”
With the federal shutdown resolved for now, Congress is preparing to re-start talks on the stalled farm bill.