22News explains how top state leaders reacted to news of the proposed transgender military ban.
The changes to the law include an increase in the marijuana sales tax, as well as allowing some town governments to ban pot shops.
Among the changes includes raising the tax rate on recreational pot from a maximum of 12 percent to 20 percent.
Governor Charlie Baker wants to crack down on violent undocumented immigrants after a ruling by the state’s highest court.
Gov. Baker signed legislation to give pregnant workers accommodations. which lawmakers say provides common-sense protections for women.
The Senate discussed legislation to help English language learners in public schools improve their proficiency.
The attorney general said she would need to see how the new military policy is rolled out before determining whether she will take action.
The consent judgement alleges the company filed suit against thousands of residents for debts that were incorrect, or not owed at all.
State senators are voting Thursday on a bill that would end the requirement that students receive all their classes in English.
Republican lawmakers are taking action with new legislation following an SJC ruling. But immigrant rights activists protested the bill.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled it is against the law for local law enforcement officers to detain immigrants for federal off…
Governor Charlie Baker wants to reform the state’s health care system but his plan has run into resistance.
Some state lawmakers are say that the bill is needed to protect people from the effects of withdrawal.
A bill filed by Gov. Baker would, for example, allow optometrists to treat glaucoma and podiatrists to perform amputations.
Lawmakers are considering major reforms to the state’s health care system proposed by Gov. Baker. But some fear it could cut their coverage.
Updating the formula for funding to local public schools is one of several proposed reforms.
The state’s highest court ruled Monday that local and state law enforcement cannot arrest or hold immigrants on behalf of ICE.
The bill would require that colleges track how they handle allegations of dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Officials from the daily fantasy sports website are upset over their characterization as online gaming, rather than a game of skill.
The state’s highest court says that state and local authorities cannot detain immigrants solely at the request of federal officials.