Under current law, you don’t pay sales tax on “food products,” but lawmakers are pushing to take candy and soda off the tax exempt list.
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State lawmakers are inching closer to revising Massachusetts’ recreational marijuana law.
Under the proposed bill, you can still make calls behind the wheel but you must use a hands-free method.
The House and Senate both approved bills to revise Massachusetts pot laws, but a few steps remain before the ballot law is fully changed.
Lawmakers are addressing concerns that some people may be barred from the marijuana industry.
The Senate bill proposes a 12 percent total tax rate on pot sales, keeping the tax rate approved by voters.
Organizations from Springfield, Holyoke and Northfield were all honored in the celebration
House lawmakers are backing an amended bill to revise Massachusetts recreational marijuana laws.
Voters legalized recreational marijuana in November 2016. But nearly half a year later, lawmakers still have yet to fully implement the law.
Several western Massachusetts women were honored at the State House for making a difference in their communities.
Marijuana supporters rallied on Beacon Hill against the reformed marijuana proposal being debated in the State House.
New members of the commission were sworn in by the senate president, Tuesday.
After dropping it last year, the state may bring back the sales tax holiday.
Making health care more affordable. 22News explains a proposal to expand access to Medicare.
The state’s judiciary committee heard from the public Monday on nearly 60 criminal justice reform bills.
Dozens called on lawmakers to support several bills aimed at reforming the criminal justice system.
Lawmakers continue to work on legislation to revise the state’s marijuana law.
Lawmakers have a proposal to make non-profits make payments to cities and town, despite many of them being exempt from property taxes.
22News explains why state lawmakers are considering a proposal to expand firefighter benefits.
A national study found that less than one-third of American adults could name the three branches of government.