22News explains how the proposal could impact western Massachusetts customers.
The state has plan that could save you some time on the western end of the Massachusetts Turnpike.
The recreational marijuana bill includes changes to the law, like how towns can regulate pot and how it can be taxed.
We lost our longtime friend and co-worker Mark Wiernasz this week.
The legislation includes a change in the marijuana tax rate and local control over banning pot shops in cities and towns.
It’s not something often talked about, but people who work in the healthcare industry are at a greater risk of workplace violence.
22News explains a proposal to encourage teens to seek help with the effects of drinking alcohol.
Legislation requires schools to ensure their employees are trained in recognizing sexually offending behavior in adults among other things.
The bill makes changes to the voter-approved recreational marijuana law.
Western Massachusetts cities and towns will see an increase in funding for education and local aid in this year’s state budget.
The funding would have been used for a medical school program with UMass to help train more doctors.
22News explains how the taxes are divided, and how communities will be able to decide whether or not to allow pot shops.
The bill would allow police, doctors, or family members to temporarily keep guns out of the hands of someone at risk of harming themselves.
The state has already spent $536 million on the project, but a recent $1.7 million contribution is the first from the federal government.
The Republican enjoys a 71% approval rating, the highest among all governors in the United States.
They compromised on a bill that would alter the tax of recreational marijuana and communities’ control of pot shops.
After weeks of delays, Governor Baker signed a new budget into law. The budget doesn’t raise taxes, but it cuts spending in several areas.
House lawmakers wanted to raise the tax to 28 percent, while Senators wanted to keep the tax at the current maximum of 12 percent.
The plan is being promoted as a way to help low-income students who may struggle to afford state-required classes.
For the third year in a row, state residents will have to pay more to attend classes at the University of Massachusetts.