Last November, Massachusetts voters legalized recreational marijuana. There’s a long way to go before pot shops open in the state, but lawmakers move one step closer Monday.
Key budget leaders in the Massachusetts House have said no new “broad-based” taxes are needed for the next state budget, even though tax revenues for the current fiscal year keep coming up short.
This week, a state commission in Massachusetts will meet to set the official health care cost benchmark.
Beacon Hill lawmakers are five weeks into a new two-year session, and things are off to a pretty slow start.
The Trump administration has responded angrily to the leak of a dissent memo from foreign service officers criticizing the president’s executive order on immigration. Here’s how those diplomats are making their feelings known: It’s called the “dissent channel.”
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?