Critics argue that the device would be too expensive; costing offenders more than $1,500 each year.
It is unlikely that Senate President Stanley Rosenberg will get his chance in the coming months to alter the state’s tax code.
Massachusetts Lawmakers will vote on Thursday a bill to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21.
The gas tax and film tax credit amendments, both filed by Rep. Angelo Scaccia, were rejected on voice votes.
$39.5 billion is on the line. 22News spoke with western Massachusetts lawmakers that spent most of Monday debating the state budget.
Should Mass. residents who earn more than $1-million a year pay extra taxes? 22News explains how that money would be spent.
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It may soon be against the law for high school seniors to purchase tobacco products.
Top state leaders held a ceremony on Friday, to spread a message of hope and unity to the Armenian people of Massachusetts.
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Smoking while driving in Massachusetts is currently not illegal, but a Norfolk Republican is pushing a budget amendment to change that.