The Governor’s Council voted 5-3 to confirm Leighton, with Councilors Marilyn Devaney, Eileen Duff and Robert Jubinville voting against. Dur…
After the Senate in 2014 voted down legislation to expand the cap on charter school enrollment, House leaders last year said they would not …
Representatives from the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts, Common Cause and the Massachusetts Newspaper Publishers Associatio…
People convicted of less serious drug crimes will no longer face automatic driver’s license suspensions of up to five years.
The House has approved a bill filed by Governor Charlie Baker to repair local roads and bridges, but one organization says it isn’t enough.
The Speaker also said he doesn’t believe the House will have time to take up an omnibus bill before work intensifies on the state budget.
The ad-hoc group of senators trying to write a bill are closing in on a final proposal.
Lottery revenues are “running a little bit over” projections, and officials at the agency plan to consider readjusting their forecasts.
Immigrant rights activists said they’re determined to bring more Latino voters into the political process in Massachusetts.
It has been one year since the limit on incentives for homeowners and others to produce and sell solar power back to the grid was reached fo…
The alliance and Baker both support doubling to $2 million the fiscal 2017 funding for qualified high school students to take college course…
Governor Charlie Baker appears to have charmed the high ranking Massachusetts Democrat
Training in new procedures at the DCF has been inconsistent and social worker caseloads “remain at crisis levels.”
22News was at the State House as the Governor and his cabinet secretaries honored those who protect the state’s most vulnerable children.
The MBTA is moving forward with a more flexible payment system where riders could maintain an account.
Social workers are planning to gather at the Massachusetts Statehouse to make their case for a series of bills before lawmakers.
The Massachusetts bottle bill is 33 years old, but now, some groups want to get rid of the 5-cent deposit altogether.
The state’s 33-year-old beverage deposit law could face a new challenge from a proposal that seeks to boost municipal recycling programs
Daily fantasy sports sites will have to play by a new set of rules in Mass. 22News spoke with the Attorney General about her new regulations…
22News explains how this makes balancing the budget much more difficult.