A budget deficit of over $1 billion for the next fiscal year is overshadowing the new legislative session.
A Springfield city councilor is on track to juggle two elected positions in the new year, as he begins a term in the Massachusetts state legislature.
The book “Of Arms and Artists” blends the politics and art at the time of the American Revolution, and offers a deeper look at the artists themselves.
The Massachusetts unemployment rate is at its lowest level in 15 years, but recently we’ve seen budget cuts and state employee buyouts. So what’s going on with the state budget?
This week, state lawmakers in charge of the budget hear how much revenue they’ll likely have to work with.
Former Massachusetts House Speaker Sal DiMasi will be released from prison Tuesday. The early end to his sentence could provide momentum for a state “compassionate release” law.
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.
Much of the state-level focus this election season in Massachusetts has been on the four ballot questions.
Neither Worcester Congressman Jim McGovern nor Springfield Representative Richie Neal face major party challengers this year. So where does their campaign money go?
This Wednesday is the deadline to register to vote in the November election in Massachusetts.
We check in with State House reporter Shira Schoenberg of the Springfield Republican newspaper
Two cases of possible ethical issues in Massachusetts’ Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs have cropped up in the past few months.
The coming shakeup in the leadership of Massachusetts’ Democratic Party, plus new regulations on medical marijuana.
Most state legislators do not face primary challenges in the elections this week.
Quiet times in the legislature, but government and politics are in full gear.