22News explains how Massachusetts lawmakers are considering a bill to ban Native American-themed mascots.
DeLeo said that the state has focused for too long on expanding access to Pre-K, but hasn’t focused enough on the quality.
Senator Elizabeth Warren has earned a rare rebuke by the Senate for, believe it or not, quoting Coretta Scott King on the Senate floor.
The leaders of two branches this week dismissed concerns that their ability to reward expertise, longevity and, in many cases, loyalty could…
The governor said Monday that based on his conversations with “a number of folks in D.C.” there does not appear to be consensus around what …
A jurist who has expressed her love for the Appeals Court could soon have a chance to preside at the state’s highest appellate level.
The increased prevalence of fentanyl has prompted a state agency to consider the scope of a $3 million addiction treatment program.
State House Speaker Robert DeLeo says he has heard concerns from several lawmakers about the president’s policies.
The Massachusetts Democrat announced she had hired Sasha Baker to serve as her national security adviser in her Washington office.
Every single Republican in the Legislature voted against an $18 million pay increase package, but it passed anyway.
It is probably one of the only things that both Democrats and Republicans can agree on at the State House.
Carol Rose said Saturday the group applauds the reinstatement of visas for people from seven majority-Muslim nations.
If the federal government pulls back on Medicaid funding, the state could be forced to use its own financial resources.
State lawmakers have officially overruled Governor Baker’s veto to increase their pay at a cost of $18,000,000 a year for taxpayers.
Massachusetts allows residents to have six marijuana plants per person, with a 12 plant limit per household
Despite criticism from both the Governor and taxpayers, the House and Senate secured enough votes Thursday to raise their own salaries.
State representatives are now allowed to take photos in the House chamber while they’re in session.
Massachusetts lawmakers have voted to override Republican Gov. Baker’s veto of legislative pay raises.
The choice for Republicans seemed to be an easy one. All 41 House and Senate members voted against pay raises.
The raises will cost taxpayers an additional $18 million per year.