Zakim’s proposals include allowing weekend voting for this year’s election, establishing same day registration and expanding early voting.
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High school graduation requirements may soon change in Massachusetts.
Brockton State Representative Michelle DuBois said the General Hooker entrance sign at the state house is “out of context.”
They also hope to generate focus on their legislative priorities, including civil rights and access to economic opportunities.
The bill prohibits employers and schools from requiring or requesting access to personal social media accounts of workers and students.
The debate drew controversy after one lawmaker shared a personal story of harassment at the State House.
Many Massachusetts programs rely on state funding to stay afloat.
Massachusetts lawmakers are taking action to strengthen the state’s animal protection laws.
Environmentalists said the move to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 will reduce air pollution, create jobs and improve public health.
Advocates are asking for a $5 million increase in the budget for state-funded Civil Legal Aid.
The Boys and Girls Club is giving young people a place to achieve academic success, play sports and develop leadership skills.
Hundreds of students are demanding Massachusetts lawmakers take action to prevent gun violence and keep them safe in school.
22News spoke to lawmakers who are considering changing the State House’s sexual harassment policies.
Eastern Massachusetts are expecting up to two feet of snow, with up to three inches falling per hour.
The Department of Transportation deployed more than 3,000 snow crews to clear and treat state roads covered in snow and slush.
22News found that second amendment advocates are speaking out about the move.
Sexual harassment in the workplace is illegal but instances often never get reported and some offenders escape detection through confidentia…
The Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention is using art as tool to support youth dealing with suicidal thoughts.
After implementing the system, Oregon to added over 230,000 new voters to the rolls within six months.
Advocates for people with developmental disabilities are urging the state to invest more in supporting families.