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.
Some reverse mortgage borrowers have fallen behind on tax and insurance payments, and now risk losing their homes.
There’s no end in sight for a moratorium on new natural gas service in parts of Franklin and Hampshire counties now that Kinder Morgan has dropped its plan to build a pipeline through the region.
The House unveils its budget, Baker signs the solar bill, plus: the ten-year anniversary of RomneyCare.
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.
Manisha Sinha says she was surprised to discover the precursor to Garrison’s “Covenant with Death” was a sermon delivered by a Hartford, Connecticut, minister.
A quasi-state agency is making a push to replace residents’ oldest wood stoves with newer models.
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.
Over the last two weeks, Holyoke’s former armory has been falling apart. City officials are mulling over whether it can be saved.
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.
Tobacco sellers in Springfield say they are not worried about a proposal to raise the smoking age to 21 across Massachusetts. A legislative committee recommended the statewide change Thursday.
Most people seem to fear death. Not surprising, according to Harvard researchers, who say even the word can increase nervousness and sadness.
Massachusetts voters pick their presidential candidates. Plus, a look at the slow pace of legislative activity on Beacon Hill.
Democratic voters are familiar with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. But they’ll see another name on the Massachusetts primary ballot: Rocky De La Fuente.