A Baker spokesman says the governor will offer ideas for providing states with flexibility and cost controls.
Among the 28 petitions submitted last month were proposals to raise the minimum wage and lower the state’s sales tax.
A Labor Day report was released Monday by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a fierce critic of Trump.
Massachusetts lawmakers are considering requiring presidential candidates to release their federal income tax returns.
The Labor Day report’s observations on wages and income shed insight into a disconnect between the state’s tax code and job creation.
The Democratic-controlled Legislature’s August recess is nearing an end and a lengthy to-do list awaits them for the fall months.
The state’s Public Safety Secretary admitted his office made some serious mistakes and thousands of OUI cases could be impacted.
The Office of Alcohol Testing failed to produce damning documents which would have been crucial evidence in a court case.
Steven Hoffman, a 64-year-old Lincoln resident, was named by State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg Thursday as her pick to lead the CCC.
Sen. Spilka said the person would have “the authority to cut through all this bureaucratic stuff and say, ‘This is what a person needs.'”
The bill would eliminate the need for Massachusetts to amend state law every time a new drug needs to be prohibited.
The reform package will update drug scheduling and witness intimidation statutes and strengthen penalties for illegal distribution of drugs …
Lawmakers held a round table discussion with health care providers and experts to find out what is driving up health care cost.
The number of political lobbyists is on the rise in Massachusetts. 22News dug deeper to find out why.
22News explains how the state is responding to help people displaced by Tropical Storm Harvey.
State Treasurer Deb Goldberg says Massachusetts’ lottery is “sitting here like dead ducks” as New Hampshire adds Keno and online sales.
The state is expanding a program that gives Massachusetts students rebates and tuition freezes at public colleges and universities.
Masshealth is will invest more than $500 million to allow better access for complex long term and behavioral health needs.
A local lawmaker filed a bill that would do away with requirements that citizens register to vote, and put them on the rolls automatically.
The seat became vacant following the death of Rep. Gailanne Cariddi two months ago.