Some state lawmakers want to cancel the tax free weekend for a second year in a row, due to a budget shortfall.
The bill up for debate would not change how much marijuana residents can possess or grow.
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.
MBTA Chief Administrator Brian Shortsleeve told T officials that their pension fund is “running out of money.”
The Republican governor noted Monday it was “very tough” to be in retail these days.
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.
Bay Path University hosted the Committee on Technology and Intergovernmental Affairs, led by Springfield state representative Puppolo.
As he tries to balance the budget, Baker ordered an end to “nonessential” spending during the month of April.
The state’s tax-free holiday is decided on a year-to-year basis, and with tax revenue below estimates, there are no guarantees.
Baker has pitched himself as a fiscally cautious, socially moderate New England Republican.
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.
Lawmakers are considering a bill to offer undocumented students in-state tuition rates and state-funded financial aid.
People earning seven figures may have to pay more taxes in Massachusetts as state lawmakers advanced the “Fair Share Amendment.”
Although Massachusetts has strict rules for gun owners and sellers, other states don’t require permits to purchase handguns.
AG Healey launches grant program to promote equal opportunity for women, minority workers in the construction industry.