A statewide ban on plastic bags at farmer’s markets is one step closer to becoming a reality.
Springfield legislators have sent a letter to Gov. Baker sharing their concerns regarding the unemployment assistance call center closing.
A new law went into effect today, prohibiting all Massachusetts minors from using a tanning bed.
The bill would require the state court system and the DCF to keep siblings removed from their parents’ custody together.
State Auditor Suzanne Bump says that the state also failed to properly pay out benefits to dozens of spouses of pensioners who had died.
Massachusetts lawmakers are crafting an omnibus energy bill and facing pressure from renewable energy proponents to restrain the state’s gro…
The study estimates a net savings of $171 million from large-scale hydro imports for Massachusetts customers. The New England Power Generato…
Corporate and business taxes for the month of April fell $28 million off pace, while income tax collections came in $141 million below proje…
Hundreds of people gathered on Boston Common on Wednesday to raise awareness and increase political pressure to address the needs of deaf, d…
“I’ve certainly found this to be one of the most troubling election cycles across the board I’ve seen in my lifetime,” the Republican said.
Energy Secretary Beaton detailed how during times of peak demand the percentage of oil-generated electricity in Mass. spikes dramatically.
About 2,000 people signed the petition to show their opposition to a proposal to breed rattlesnakes on Mt. Zion Island.
Anti-pipeline protesters have moved from the State House steps to inside the building for a public hearing on other pipeline proposals.
A business brief found that the importation of hydroelectricity would have somewhat unclear impacts on electricity costs.
State law limits individuals to a maximum donation of $1,000 per candidate per calendar year.
The 22News I-Team received records showing millions of dollars of uncollected tolls currently owed to the state.
Asked about the offer of access to high-dollar donors, Baker said, “I didn’t write the letter and I didn’t see the letter until it showed up…
Several police departments are urging lawmakers to invest millions in a training program to help officers identify signs of mental illness.
Two out of the three Republicans, and all but one Democrat on the committee voted in favor of at least one of the two bills.
The Massachusetts House adopted a budget amendment that mandates Massachusetts insurers to cover these treatments.