The secretary of health and human services was presided over a listening session on the first major reform of the MassHealth program in abou…
In 2005, Needham became the first municipality in the country to ban tobacco sales to people under 21. Nearly 100 Massachusetts communities …
The land parcels in question were partitioned by state commissioners about a decade after Massachusetts granted American Indians full citize…
State Representative Ben Swan told 22News that the new MGM casino may attract new sports teams to the MassMutual Center.
The Massachusetts House is trying to figure out how to spend $40 billion of your tax dollars. 22News explains the budget process.
Funding for a Franklin County opioid task force, the Bay State Games, and New England Public Radio are among proposals by local representati…
Graffiti artists and others convicted of tagging buildings would no longer face a one-year suspension.
Legal marijuana supporters are labeling Gov. Baker and Boston Mayor Walsh as hypocrites who want to see people “drink more alcohol.”
Rep. Frank Smizik’s bill would specify that public beaches shifting as a result of coastal erosion, sea-level rise or the drying up of “grea…
The study released Thursday, which compared insurance claims to e-health records, found major gaps in the population it reviewed.
The goal is to reduce the spread of new HIV infections, and activists claim a new drug called “PrEP” could help.
Governor Charlie Baker says that he is not taking a stance on a transgender non-discrimination bill until it reaches his desk.
House leaders unveiled a $39.5 billion Mass. budget proposal on Wednesday that calls for slowing the growth of overall state spending.
State legislators gathered with advocates at the State House Wednesday, to demand equal pay for equal work.
The bills address various criminal justice reform issues such as penalties for vandalism and graffiti (“tagging”), non-payment of fines, and…
Activists continued their push Wednesday to change voter registration in Massachusetts from an opt-in to an opt-out system.
The legislation would provide protections for transgender people, and allow them to use bathrooms associated with their gender identity.
A man abused by a priest asked lawmakers to eliminate the civil statute of limitations for child abuse allegations against the dead.
People who had been convicted of prior offenses accounted for nearly three quarters of new convictions in Massachusetts in a single year.
Mass. has a few new laws in the books. 22News was there as mayors and community leaders learned how these policies will impact residents.