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A conference committee must now work out a compromise spending plan for the fiscal year budget that begins in July. Massachusetts state Senators passed their version of the budget last week, after tacking on several policy priorities.
Speaking in Springfield Friday, DeLeo says if the proposal passes the house, there will be some work to do to merge it with the already-approved Senate version.
The Justices decision says the Senate was not out of line when it approved a budget amendment freezing the state’s income tax rate and increasing the earned income tax credit.
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 sweeping plan would make it harder both to prescribe certain opiates, and to deny treatment to addicts.
Leaders in the Massachusetts Senate are proposing a bill designed to shore-up the state’s water and sewer infrastructure.
Massachusetts state Senator Michael Knapik’s final day in office is Friday. This week, he resigned his seat to take an executive position at his hometown Westfield State University.
Amherst Democrat Stanley Rosenberg said Wednesday he has enough support to become the next president of the Massachusetts Senate.
The Massachusetts Senate passed a bill Thursday giving teacher performance evaluations greater weight in public school hiring decisions.