Lawmakers want to hear from residents before they write the state budget. They’re expected to make stops in western Mass. this month.
The amendment that would add a 4 percent surtax on incomes over $1 million.
Massachusetts veterans who participated in atomic weapons testing could have their own distinctive license plates.
Some retailers are unhappy that Gov. Baker is not seeking to end the requirement that stores pay time-and-a-half on Sundays.
This Sunday on 22News InFocus, a panel discussion on the impact of legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Massachusetts
Alleging underinvestment in education and transportation, Rosenberg said state officials had “choked off the revenue stream.”
22News spoke with State Rep. Ellen Story to find out why she plans to retire after more than 20 years
The bill calls for new borrowing to support public infrastructure, and research to commercialize emerging new technologies.
If it becomes law, a proposal that would create a 4% surtax on incomes exceeding $1M would bring in an estimated $2B in revenue.
Legislation would require the state to develop a climate change mitigation plan and meet new long-term carbon emission reduction benchmarks.
The Gun Owners’ Action League of Massachusetts opposes the bill, arguing that it could make sports like airsoft and paintball illegal.