Lt. Governor Polito told 22News she and Governor Baker tried to address this issue when they took office two years ago.
Top state leaders are eyeing criminal justice reform next year. 22News explains why one group isn’t satisfied with the proposal.
Several state lawmakers are traveling to Minneapolis later this week to explore ways to control health care costs.
Massachusetts has many infrastructure needs: from road and bridge repairs to affordable housing.
Ending mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses will be a top priority next year for criminal justice reform advocates.
Massachusetts has cut its higher education funding by an inflation-adjusted 14% since 2001.
22News explains why they might have limited resources to work with this upcoming fiscal year.
Governor Baker cut nearly $98 million in unilateral spending cuts from the nearly $40 billion state budget on Tuesday.
The state still has to build up a new agency and regulations to oversee marijuana retailers.
The Capital Debt Affordability Committee is expected to report that Massachusetts can afford $2.26 billion of bonding for capital spending.
Beginning Thursday, December 15th, it will be legal for adults 21 or older to possess up to an ounce of marijuana outside a home.
A simmering dispute between Baker and the Democratic-controlled Legislature over Massachusetts’ state finances boiled over last week.
There had been doubts that the official vote tally could be certified in time to legalize marijuana on December 15, as scheduled.
Governor Baker wants to expand business opportunities between Massachusetts and Israeli companies.
The Tantasqua Regional High School chorus brought the Christmas spirit to Beacon Hill Friday.
Funding is a part of Massachusetts’ commitment to reducing emissions and fuel usage with energy incentives.
Secretary of State William Galvin’s office plans to deliver the official results of the Nov. 8 ballot question to the Governor’s Council for…
The Baker administration launched a pilot program on Thursday to help combat the deadly prescription drug crisis.
The new chair of the state Democratic Party says the governor should skip a trade mission in order to explain the cuts.
The veterans’ facility upgraded two roofs and added a building management system to control heating, in addition to installing LED lights.