Quiet times in the legislature, but government and politics are in full gear.
This Friday is the deadline to register to vote in the September 8th state primary in Massachusetts.
Members of the Massachusetts legislature worked late into the night on Sunday, up against a midnight deadline to end their two-year formal session.
Kevin Jourdain will be among the delegates from Massachusetts as Republicans gather in Cleveland next week.
When the House and Senate gavel back in after their Fourth of July break, there will be less than four weeks remaining until the end of formal sessions.
Budget negotiators in the Massachusetts legislature are facing big challenges and a looming deadline after the Baker administration announced a drop in expected revenue for the next fiscal year.
This week, Governor Charlie Baker is likely to announce his nominees to the Supreme Judicial Court. Plus, a very speculative look at whether the legislature will tinker with the rules to fill a U.S. Senate seat vacancy.
This week marks the first of several hurdles for a proposed constitutional amendment known as the “millionaire tax.” It would add a 4 percent surtax to incomes over $1 million.
This is a big week for transgender advocates in Massachusetts. On Thursday, the state Senate is planning to vote on a bill that would extend public accomodation rights to transgender individuals.
Connecticut lawmakers will return next week to focus on the state’s $1 billion dollar deficit for the coming fiscal year.
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.
The House unveils its budget, Baker signs the solar bill, plus: the ten-year anniversary of RomneyCare.
Massachusetts lawmakers are looking to pump more money into the state budget as some state accounts are close to running out of money.
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.
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.