An investigation has found a great number of problems at a Massachusetts drug lab that was closed after a chemist admitted faking test results in criminal cases, throwing the state’s legal system into turmoil.
Voters in Westfield are going to the polls Tuesday for a primary election, but in both the Democratic and Republican primaries, there is only one name on the ballot.
State welfare officials appear to be doing a better job of rooting out possible food stamp fraud.
Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick Ireland plans to step down in July
Admitting that “voting and complaining” has been the extent of his political involvement until now, Fisher said he is trying to unite elements of what he described as a “fractured Republican Party” in Massachusetts
After promoting a minimum wage hike in Connecticut on Wednesday, President Barack Obama plans to travel to Boston in the evening for political events.
Before leaving on a six-day vacation to Costa Rica, Governor Deval Patrick said “maybe” to a possible Presidential run in the future. Now that he’s back, he is facing questions about whether he’ll be making the move from Beacon Hill to Capitol Hill.
The chief justice of the highest court in Massachusetts has announced his retirement after nearly 37 years as a judge.
Obese children are five times more likely to be obese adults. 22 News spoke with dietitians that are aiming to change that statistic.
When Martha Coakley graduated from law school, her father gave her a plaque that read “sometimes the best man for the job is a woman.” She’s spent the past several decades trying to prove him right.
It’s International Rare Disease Day. 22 News spoke with state lawmakers about their efforts to raise awareness.
Hundreds of lawmakers, union members and community leaders filled the room at Friday morning’s Annual Legislative Breakfast.
Penn National Gaming has been awarded the state’s first gaming license.
The bill (H 3783) would allow people to carry flood insurance only for the amount of the outstanding mortgage balance, not the replacement value of the home
“Opening the door to credit card gambling will certainly help the big banks, but not Massachusetts families nor local businesses,” said Coakley, in a statement
The nation’s homelessness rate is declining, but new research says homelessness is increasing here in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts gambling regulators have chosen Plainville to be the site of the state’s first and only slots parlor.
End-of-life option supporters delivered nearly 7,000 petitions signed by voters who support “Death with Dignity.”
A graduated income tax – which imposes higher taxes rate on those who earn more and lower rates on those who earn less – was rejected several times by Massachusetts voters and lawmakers have shown little interest in the idea.
Rep. Matt Beaton, a Shrewsbury Republican, said Shrewsbury schools are succeeding on tight budgets, but they are near the breaking point with little recourse.