Gov. Deval Patrick’s proposed budget for next year may fall short of what would be required to freeze student tuition and fees for a second year
State lawmakers are trying to catch up with drone technology, which they fear if left unregulated, could compromise many of our rights to privacy.
Gov. Deval Patrick raised nearly $380,000 for his federal political action committee in 2013 with help of donations from labor unions, business executives, and groups representing the pharmaceutical, health care and energy sectors.
Gov. Deval Patrick early Wednesday morning directed all non-essential executive branch employees not to report to work on Wednesday due to the arriving snowstorm and poor weather conditions.
Massachusetts voters can now check their voter registration status online, Secretary of State William Galvin announced Tuesday.
After a seven hour meeting, the state House Ethics Committee is recommending that jailed state Rep. Carlos Henriquez be expelled.
A new state office would be created and charged with preparing an annual plan to eliminate racial and ethnic health and health care disparities in Massachusetts, under legislation that’s gaining traction in the House.
“We are failing people in Massachusetts because that Connector does not work, period,” the Republican gubernatorial candidate said.
Experts say schooling young learners early has a life long impact in preparing them for kindergarten and preventing them from falling behind in school throughout their lives.
State lawmakers began the first of a series of state budget hearings on Beacon Hill Monday. 22News explains why they’re giving the Patrick administration a hard time.
Boston venture capitalist Jeff McCormick has officially launched his independent campaign for governor.
Rates paid by Massachusetts employers to fund unemployment benefits would be essentially stabilized over four years under a new Senate proposal.
Patrick called the Connector site “an intended convenience that is not convenient” and again promised workarounds to help manually sign people up for health insurance in the face of deadlines under the Affordable Care Act.
A gun safety panel has released a list of recommendations to improve public safety in the Commonwealth. 22News explains how it could impact gun owners and schools.
Beacon Hill lawmakers are pushing hard to prevent mistreatment towards elephants. 22News is working for you to explain why animal advocates say the circus sometimes isn’t all fun and games.
All private firearms sales should be completed through a licensed dealer, live-fire training should be required for those seeking a license.
State Representative Angelo Puppolo says that he will not be seeking a seat in the State Senate, deciding instead to run for re-election to the house seat he has held since 2007.
Debra Boronski kicked off her campaign for state senator Saturday.
Massachusetts state Treasurer Steve Grossman says his second campaign for governor has more than $1 million in the bank at the beginning of February.
Members of the House Ways and Means Committee have been asked to vote on an amended version of H 2071 to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities.