Lawmakers met privately with utility company representatives Wednesday afternoon to discuss delays to roadway construction projects.
22News explains why some believe the bill only benefits parents, not the children.
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would prevent low income families from losing health care coverage if they’re late paying premiums.
The Mass. Republican Party plans to request that the State Ethics Commission investigate Rep. Michael Brady, a Brockton Democrat.
Proponents of candy and soda taxes were unsuccessful with Deval Patrick in office and face a likely higher bar with Gov. Baker in charge.
Women continue to compete with men in the workplace. 22News was there when they demanded “equal pay for equal work.”
The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development heard testimony on a lot of bills, including one to protect pregnant employees.
Legislators joined women’s rights groups in supporting a bill that aims to eliminate the wage gap for women and people of color.
The MBTA plans on using about $7.5 million on improvements to the rail service, including the hiring of fare agents on the trains.
Lawmakers and the state attorney general want a new state law affording an extra level of privacy for health care consumers.
An increasing number of lawmakers view the annual vote as an example of good politics trumping good policy.