Protecting defenseless animals. 22News was in Boston where animal advocates lobbied lawmakers to strengthen animal rights laws.
This audit was conducted as part of the Office of the State Auditor’s ongoing independent statutory oversight of the state’s Medicaid progra…
Some state lawmakers want last call to be extended to as late as 4:00 in the morning.
Massachusetts state lawmakers have filed several bills to expand treatment services for substance abusers.
More than a dozen states across the country have already passed similar bills.
Agawam, Charlemont, Chicopee, and Williamsburg schools were each honored.
State law requires parents’ consent to marry under 18, but activists say this leaves the door open for forced marriages.
22News explains how Massachusetts lawmakers want to provide more money to low-income families.
Some state leaders say that if the Affordable Care Act is replaced, it would cost Massachusetts more than $1 billion.
The international pharmaceutical giant McKesson has a presence here in western Massachusetts.
The government would no longer reimburse about half of whatever Massachusetts spends on MassHealth.
Governor Baker said this unorthodox idea merits further study, and could help monitor and combat the state’s opioid crisis.
About 50 people gathered Thursday night for the two hour long kickoff event at the Dante Club in West Springfield.
Governor Charlie Baker signed new legislation that gives cities and towns much needed funding to fix roads you drive on.
The state’s tax collections continue to come in below expectations and lawmakers are looking for ways bring in more revenue.
The Massachusetts House plans next week to take up legislation mandating accommodations for pregnant women on the job.
Cybersecurity and opioid abuse are shaping up as policy focus areas of the Massachusetts Senate.
The committee working on alterations to the pot law could choose to separate its recommendations into two separate bills.
Our rough roads could soon be smoother. 22News was at the State House when lawmakers approved road repair funding.
Proponents say that current policies were made decades ago, and need to be updated due to improved technology.