With veto-proof majorities in both branches backing the bill, the pay raises are all but assured to go through.
Baker’s plan includes an assessment on certain employers without at least 80 percent of their workers covered by employer-sponsored health c…
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Along with a $40.5 billion spending plan, Gov. Charlie Baker filed legislation shaking up state government’s organization chart.
The controversial bill would give the 200 members of the Massachusetts House and Senate a pay raise funded by you, the taxpayer.
State lawmakers are working to get the unemployed back to work. 22News explains why workforce training programs could be the solution.
In one of the first major votes of the session, both the Massachusetts House and Senate approved a bill to increase their own salaries.
Sen. Warren is defending her decision to vote to approve Ben Carson as President Donald Trump’s nominee for housing secretary.
The House plans to convene at 2 p.m., making it likely that the pay raise bill could land on Gov. Baker’s desk before the end of the day.
The recently released $40.5 billion budget takes a series of steps aimed at controlling spending growth in MassHealth.
The House has already voted in support of the proposal that could cost taxpayers an additional $18 million dollars if approved.
Massachusetts House voted on Wednesday to raise their own pay. 22News broke down exactly how each of your state representative voted.
Boston Mayor says if necessary he’ll use City Hall to shelter residents who feel threatened by actions announced by President Trump.
In a controversial move, the Massachusetts House voted to raise their own pay, but it’s not a done deal.
The Governor unveiled the state’s first ever $40-billion budget proposal. 22News explains how he plans to spend the money.
Top state leaders vowed to protect veterans’ benefits during their annual luncheon at the State house Wednesday.
Next year, you could be voting on whether residents with higher incomes pay more money in taxes.
The new lawmakers are likely to take their first recorded votes Wednesday on legislation boosting their own paychecks.
Governor Charlie Baker discussed his successes in reducing the budget deficit, in creating jobs, and improving education.
Governor Baker extended his hand to the Democrats and asked for their help in supporting better education, job opportunities for veterans.