Holiday period sales at local retailers fell 1 percent, a sharp contrast from predictions heading into the traditional heavy sales season.
Lawmakers are looking at making changes to the judicial system, but legislators of color are worried an upcoming proposal won’t go far enoug…
Governor Charlie Baker sat down with Democratic leaders to address major issues they hope to tackle this session.
Some members of the Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus say they plan to continue their push for sentencing reform.
Governor Charlie Baker and state lawmakers want to attract more businesses to Massachusetts.
Lawmakers have not ruled out a tax increase as they plan a new state budget.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren will run for a second term in 2018, signaling her plans to be one of her party’s fiercest critics of Donald Trump.
Some members of the Governor’s Council are urging Governor Baker to give convicted criminals a second chance.
The Amherst Democrat says that making the minimum wage a “livable wage” is a top priority for him.
Hurley, a former mayor of Springfield and district court judge, will now serve on the body that votes on judicial nominees.
Hoping to temper the Democratic majority’s appetite for taxes, veteran GOP lawmakers were re-elected to their leadership positions.
Gonzalez, who served in Gov. Deval Patrick’s Cabinet as secretary of administration and finance for more than three years, is “seriously con…
In Massachusetts, the state whose 2006 health care access expansion law became a model for the federal ACA and where roughly 96 percent of r…
Springfield Democrat Bud Williams was elected to the State House of Representatives in November and was officially sworn in on Wednesday.
Incumbents managed to hold onto their seats for another two years. In western Massachusetts, there were three open seats.
The Massachusetts Executive Office of Education announced that the state ranked first in the nation with the best overall education system.
AEDs cost about $1,000 each. Under the bill, schools would each have to figure out a way to pay for the machines out of their own budget.
Polito’s stop in Westfield was one of two she would be making during her day in western Massachusetts.
Gonzalez has left his position as chief executive of the health insurer CeltiCare to explore a bid for governor.
Springfield City Councilor Bud Williams and Solomon Goldstein-Rose of Amherst will both be sworn into the House of Representatives.