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.
UMass Board of Trustees waiting to set rates until budget negotiations are complete.
The proposal would more than double the current 12 percent tax on recreational marijuana to 28 percent.
Lawmakers held a moment of silence during Wednesday’s constitutional convention.
Five states have paid family and medical leave, but Massachusetts does not. Lawmakers are considering a bill to bring paid leave to Massachu…
State would loan money to small businesses in rural areas to create jobs, buy equipment or expand facilities.
22News heard from advocates who said the state could do more to ensure access to dental services.
The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation says the proposed 4% tax on incomes over $1M could lead to a migration by millionaires from Mass.
Nearly 30 percent of Massachusetts youth discharged from prison are re-convicted.
22News explains how the state plans to deal with the downgrade of its credit rating.
Few details about the bill have been revealed, but it is expected to deal with taxing legal marijuana sales and oversight of the market.
The bill, filed by Rep. Solomon Goldstein-Rose, would allow legal permanent residents to vote in local elections.
Governor Charlie Baker is pushing through with a plan to provide more community health centers with the overdose drug naloxone.