22News heard from experts on how Massachusetts can improve recycling efforts.
The legislation also mandates coverage for over-the-counter emergency contraceptives without a doctor’s prescription.
With more than 1,400 opioid overdose deaths this year, top state leaders want to take further action.
22News was at the State House where advocates urged lawmakers to take action to address diabetes.
The bill was up before the Committee on Municipalities and regional Government for a public hearing Tuesday.
Proposed, as part of a larger bill, up to life in prison and the requirement of a mandatory minimum sentence of at least five years.
The attorney general will hold an open discussion with the audience during the event at UMass Amherst.
This was Senator Warren’s 14th public town hall event this year as she seeks reelection in 2018.
The activists want state lawmakers to adopt Automatic Voter Registration, which automatically updates a voter’s information.
The 22News I-Team asks lawmakers about this loophole, and whether anything is being done to stop it.
22News spoke reproductive health advocates about a bill that calls for free birth control coverage.
Republicans say the plan will provide tax relief for the middle class but many democrats are skeptical.
The House bill eliminates mandatory minimums for low-level drug offenses and would also strengthen punishments for trafficking drugs.
The House voted to reject the Governor’s amendment to the bill in September.
The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) will partner with private sector companies to support growth of women-led, early-stage start-u…
Gov. Baker said he hasn’t asked for resignations or put anyone on leave and hopes to complete the review quickly.
Governor Charlie Baker expects Congress to carefully vet the tax overhaul bill as it moves forward.
As of mid November, 35 communities had adopted permanent bans on retail shops and 89 had adopted temporary moratoriums on retail sales.
Tuesday night’s election injected new energy and new ideas into several municipal governments.
“With birth control available, women have more chances to go to school, get jobs, create businesses, and grow our economy,”