22News explains a proposal to crack down on drug possession as the state continues to battle a deadly opioid addiction crisis.
The state would then pass the discount along to fire and police departments, schools, and public health entities.
The state’s budget conference committee made about $150 million in spending cuts to MassHealth in the FY18 budget.
West Springfield State Senator Jim Welch filed a bill to require pharmacists to tell you how much you would pay for your prescription medica…
Governor Charlie Baker is reviewing the state budget the legislature submitted to him last week.
All too often, we see arrests or encounters with police that went awry. Lawmakers want stricter punishments for those that assault officers.
22News explains a bill to protect consumers from getting inaccurate car insurance quotes.
Republicans in the Legislature are pushing to reduce the state income tax to 5%, a level approved under a 2000 state ballot question.
Advocates say the cuts could not come at a worse time, as two Massachusetts casinos are expected to open in the coming years.
Massachusetts is more than a week into fiscal 2018, but a final budget has yet to be implemented. The plan is currently in the hands of Gov.…
A new commission has been created to represent Latino communities and advise state lawmakers on issues regarding Latino residents.
Massachusetts residents could soon be deciding if their tax money should help fund abortions in the state.
A Springfield Democrat, Sisitsky served in the Senate from 1973 through 1983, and had clashed with then-Senate President William Bulger.
Before the marijuana talks were suspended, the House and Senate were torn over issues such as taxes and local control over pot shops.
A Weymouth resident upset about the proposal has been staking-out the governor’s office for months.
Newton Mayor Setti Warren was training for the Pan Mass Challenge when he hit a pothole in Stow and was thrown from his bike.
Trump’s chief economic adviser played down tensions between the U.S. and other nations as the president headed home from the G-20 summit.
22News spoke with New England residents who were happy for the opportunity to speak directly to Senator Warren.
Several proposals got derailed from the final budget, including a local amendment to study a high speed train from Springfield to Boston.
Lawmakers are one step closer to finalizing this year’s budget after a week of delays. 22News has a closer look at the final budget.