The administration says most of the proposed capital budget would go toward maintaining or modernizing existing state assets.
Some state lawmakers support a bill to create a citizens panel to provide voters with neutral information on ballot questions.
State House demonstration Thursday advocating to ban marriages of people under 18 in Massachusetts would protect young women.
Lawmakers have looked to Gov. Charlie Baker, who has the power to unilaterally cut spending, to address the fiscal 2017 revenue shortfall.
The governor says that the proposal would hit low-income residents particularly hard.
Baker is backing an independent investigation into Russia’s alleged intrusion into the 2016 election following the abrupt firing of FBI Dire…
An average of 38 people per week died of opioids in 2016 with fentanyl contributing substantially to the death toll, according to data relea…
Protecting pregnant workers. 22News was in Boston where lawmakers considered legislation to give pregnant workers more rights.
Teachers in low-performing districts say that they do not have the resources they need to support their students.
“School reforms work best when they are done with teachers not to them,” MTA President Barbara Madeloni said.
President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday evening.
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.