Don Humason was sworn in Wednesday as a member of the Massachusetts Senate. The Republican from Westfield previously served as a state representative for nearly 11 years.
The candidates vying to fill the Massachusetts state senate seat formerly held by Mike Knapik debated each other Friday.
The federal government shutdown is being felt across the country in big and small ways. The debate, according to William “Mo” Cowan, is about whether the U.S. is moving forward or backwards.
Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Ed Markey delivered his first speech to the Senate Wednesday.
The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted Wednesday to give President Obama the authority to use military force against Syria.
Democrat Edward Markey is now officially U.S. Senator-elect in Massachusetts. Markey defeated Republican Gabriel Gomez in yesterday’s special election with 55% of the vote.
Massachusetts Democratic Congressman Ed Markey has defeated Republican businessman Gabriel Gomez to replace John Kerry. Markey will be the next US Senator from the Bay State.
Springfield is in the rare position of preparing for two special elections in under a month, one to fill the state’s vacant senate seat, and another to approve or deny a proposed downtown casino, a
In their second debate last night, U.S.
President Barack Obama arrived in Boston Wednesday to headline a campaign rally for Democrat Ed Markey, hoping to give him a boost over Republican Gabriel Gomez in the state’s special election for
A series of amendments proposed by a Massachusetts lawmaker would increase funding to state colleges and universities that could freeze student fees for the next academic year.
Massachusetts Democratic U.S Senate candidates Congressmen Stephen Lynch and Ed Markey squared off in another heated debate last night — their second in as many days, this time in Springfield.
The Massachusetts Senate is expected to debate a controversial amendment to the state budget that would require the Registry of Motor Vehicles to check for proof of lawful immigration status before
The Massachusetts senate is back in session and one of its first items of business is a bill that calls for stricter oversight of the state's special education collaboratives. New England Public Radio's Henry Epp reports.
Now that Martha Coakley has won the Democratic primary for Massachusetts’ U.S. senate seat, many people consider her a shoo-in for the general election. But her opponent, Republican Scott Brown, is not one of them. WFCR’s Karen Brown reports.