State lawmakers told 22News they would appreciate even a small pay raise in the New Year. That decision is up to Governor Charlie Baker.
The two-year legislative session ends on Tuesday, January 3. All bills not on the governor’s desk by then will have to be re-filed.
The resolve calls for a review of procurement policies on products that may contain minerals from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The new year means the start of a new two-year session for the Massachusetts Legislature with all signs pointing to a busy agenda.
Gov. Charlie Baker, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, Senate President Stan Rosenberg and Supreme Judicial Court Justice Ralph Gants reached out t…
Rep. Jim Lyons got a Christmas surprise last week, in the form of a green light to host a nativity scene display in the State House.
Lawmakers are considering significant changes to criminal justice laws next year. 22News was in Boston as dozens stood in silent protest.
The state has a goal to reduce emissions to 25% below 1990 levels, by the year 2020.
Lawmakers will begin a new legislative session in January; which means the New Year could bring changes to the recreational marijuana law.
Treasurer Deborah Goldberg wants to bring some lottery games online and to mobile apps, to attract a younger crowd.
President-elect Donald Trump carried the Electoral College, despite coming up about three million votes short in the popular vote.
Top state leaders are thinking about possibly implementing a higher tax on recreational pot and a higher age restriction.
Military bases, National Seashore beaches, airports, and Amtrak trains are among the places where you could be prosecuted for pot possession…
First elected in 2006, Benjamin Downing is leaving the senate to take a job at a solar energy company.
Even though Clinton is set to receive all 11 of Massachusetts’ votes, demonstrators gathered to show their displeasure with Trump’s win.
The unemployment rate continues to fall in Massachusetts, and is now at its lowest point in nearly 16 years.
The Somerville-based green technology incubator will open their new office at the Springfield Technical Park downtown.
The current base salary for lawmakers is just over $60,000 with stipends for lawmakers who chair committees or hold leadership positions.
Gaming Commission consultant presented the commission with a crime analysis for the first full year of gaming at the Plainville slots parlor…
22News was at the State House where supporters celebrated the new law.