The Massachusetts teachers union is frustrated by a new ratings system, meant to determine whether teachers are helping students succeed.
Mass. could soon be eligible for millions of dollars to help combat the opioid crisis. 22News explains how this money could help save lives.
Four of the eight elected members of the Governor’s Council objected to Polito’s intention to preside over the upcoming hearings, challengin…
The redrafted version of legislation Baker introduced in December aims to modernize municipal finance and government, in part by streamlinin…
Governor Charlie Baker wants to limit the earned sick time state workers can cash out.
State law currently restricts the sales of tobacco to those age 18 and over, but a bill on Beacon Hill would raise that to 21.
Snake-lovers want lawmakers to move forward with the “Rattlesnake Island” proposal. 22News found out the project could be delayed.
Governor Charlie Baker, announced his nominees for the state’s highest court on Tuesday.
A report by the Pioneer Institute suggests putting limits on the use of solitary confinement, or increasing the data reporting around it.
Massachusetts Attorney General called for the reinstatement of a federal assault weapons ban in the wake of the deadly attack in Orlando.
According to the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, capital spending deserves more care and attention
Investigators say Omar Mateen mentioned the Boston Marathon bombers in a 911 call during the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub.
State lawmakers are trying to strike a compromise on how to spend your tax dollars.
House lawmakers approved what they describe as a comprehensive clean energy bill this week.
22News explains how Massachusetts is losing millions of dollars through illegal tobacco sales.
Massachusetts Senate approved a sweeping zoning reform bill that supporters said will spur the development of affordable housing.
Lawmakers, state, and city officials will travel to northern and western Europe next week to learn about reducing carbon footprints.
Earlier this year, the Health Policy Commission recommended that lawmakers consider requiring greater transparency in drug pricing and rebat…
The House bill aims for a total of 2,400 megawatts of electricity through hydropower and wind. The hydropower would presumably come from Can…
The Senate is expected to debate legislation seeking to reduce municipal solid waste and promote recycling, and a moratorium on hydraulic fr…