Gov. Peter Shumlin says his state wants to legalize cannabis on its own terms, but the proposal in MA could cause problems in southern VT.
A bill that would end automatic driver’s license suspensions some drug offenses in Massachusetts has landed on Gov. Baker’s desk.
Agreeing to a single spending bill will be a likely focus of legislative leaders over the next week since lawmakers said accounts could dry …
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has championed the issue of student debt relief and the legislation adopts the financial aid shopping sheets deve…
Early education advocates told 22News preschool teachers are earning more flipping burgers than they are working in the classroom.
The state Senate unanimously approved a bill to make it easier for prospective students to enroll at a college they can afford.
Opioid-related hospital visits are “skyrocketing”, with heroin-related visits jumping by 201 percent between 2007 and 2014.
State lawmakers are one step closer to passing a bill that would allow convicted drug offenders to drive.
The Massachusetts Trial Court is asking for close to three-million dollars in funding to ensure that every community has a “drug court.”
Beacon Hill lawmakers gathered to honor the victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in Brussels.
The governor and his Energy Secretary Matthew Beaton met Tuesday afternoon for almost 45 minutes with Patrick’s three former energy secretar…
Using only private money, Wynn is working on a $30 million environmental remediation of its land in Everett, expects to fund $266 million fo…
Paying for health insurance is becoming increasingly difficult for many residents. State lawmakers are pushing for universal health care acc…
House lawmakers are close to voting on a $158 million spending bill to keep critical state services up and running.
The Supreme Court came together on the issue of guns, ordering Massachusetts’ top court to look again at the state’s ban on stun guns.
Governor Charlie Baker told 22News that he’d like the feds to help with treatment services and addiction research.
Many lawmakers have signed a letter urging House and Senate leaders to increase funding.
The bill will be heard before the Legislature’s Committee on Economic Development, Monday at the Venture Development Center.
Would you feel safe sharing the road with convicted drug offenders? 22News spoke with lawmakers on both sides of this heated debate.
The Annual Western Mass. Legislators Pancake Brunch was held at the Pomeroy Sugar House in Westfield.