The Massachusetts Senate voted 33 to 4 to approve an Unemployment Insurance Reform Bill that aims to balance businesses costs with the need for jobless benefits.
The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill that would make changes in the state’s unemployment insurance system that supporters say will lower costs for businesses.
The head of the Massachusetts department of Children and Families says she held a “very productive” closed-door meeting with lawmakers looking into the disappearance of a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy.
The House voted 146-5 in favor of expelling Henriquez after the Ethics Committee on Tuesday night recommended his removal from office after a lengthy investigation into his trial records and interviews with Henriquez.
The state House of Representatives has expelled state Rep. Carlos Henriquez, who is serving a six-month jail sentence after being convicted of assaulting a former girlfriend.
Governor Deval Patrick wants to address technical problems with the state’s health care website. 22News explains how he plans to get people enrolled with health insurance.
Gov. Deval Patrick and First Lady Diane Patrick plan to join friends in Switzerland for a long-weekend vacation, leaving Massachusetts on Thursday and returning Sunday, according to an aide.
A prominent civil rights group has asked House members not to take up a resolution that would expel Rep. Carlos Henriquez from the chamber, and to vote against it if they do take it up on Thursday afternoon.
Members of the Massachusetts House of Representatives are deciding whether to kick one of their own colleagues out of the chamber — something that hasn’t happened in nearly a century.
All five Democratic candidates for governor say Dzhokhar Tsarnaev shouldn’t face the death penalty for his alleged role in the Boston Marathon bombing.
While elected officials often cite early education as a priority, annual state budget talks have not always led to major investments
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.