Health care spending makes up 40 percent of the state budget. Lawmakers plan to cut down costs by increasing fees on employers.
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State leaders are setting up the framework to regulate the legal marijuana industry.
Several outdated laws are still on the books in Massachusetts. 22News dug deeper to find out why they’re still around.
22News explains how the state is planning to make housing more affordable here in western Massachusetts.
Labor and immigrant rights activists are calling on Governor Baker to take action to protect immigrant communities across the state.
Several western Massachusetts businesses plan to give you a discount to offset the sales tax this weekend.
Drowsy driving claims nearly 900 lives across the country every year. 22News explains what lawmakers are doing to curb drowsy driving.
22News reveals why the state’s Transportation Department needs money to pay some snow bills.
Governor Baker cut funding for several western Massachusetts programs. 22News explains how lawmakers plan to get back some of the money.
22News has the latest update on efforts to reduce the state’s impact on the environment.
Schools in Holyoke, Springfield, and Hadley all want to increase their enrollment by hundreds of students.
Local leaders shared best practices, policies and procedures to learn the most effective ways to keep violent offenders off the streets.
22News has the details about a state internship program supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities.
The state continues its efforts to set up the process to regulate recreational marijuana.
Governor Baker’s bill authorizes state and local police to detain people convicted of violent crimes for federal immigration enforcement.
Scientists are studying climate change around the world, and they’ve compiled a new report.
Wednesday’s protest comes one day after similar demonstrations against the bill in Springfield and Worcester.
A statewide education and enforcement campaign to highlight the risks of marijuana impaired driving.
Summer savings with a tax free weekend this year are looking unlikely. But retailers are already looking to secure future sales tax holidays…