Mass. will pay the lead contractor on the state’s hobbled health insurance website an additional $35 million to close out the contract.
A state senate candidate’s work in Washington, D.C. should not keep him off the September primary ballot, a state commission has ruled.
A bill mandating carbon monoxide alarms in schools and restaurants is making its way through the Massachusetts Legislature.
Mass. had a less than seamless transition to Obamacare. Lawmakers told 22News why signing on to the national health care coverage was a mist…
A bill that would raise the state’s $8 per hour minimum wage to $11 per hour by 2017 is awaiting Gov. Deval Patrick’s signature.
A bill reforming the state’s welfare system was delayed when a Senator objected to the short timeframe lawmakers were given to review the fi…
Spurred to action by a 9-year-old boy, the state Senate has approved a bill that would outlaw shark finning in Massachusetts.
Probation Commissioner John O’Brien and two of his former deputies, Elizabeth Tavares and William Burke III, have denied the charges of cons…
Two welfare reform bills emerged from conference committee. 22News explains how it aims to prevent abuse and fraud within the system.
In this year alone, about 233,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in this country, and men in western Massachusetts should be par…
Massachusetts lawmakers have released a compromise bill intended to overhaul the state’s welfare system.
A bill that would allow parole for juveniles convicted of first-degree murder was approved by the Massachusetts House on Wednesday.
The Massachusetts House has approved a bill to extend the statute of limitations for victims of childhood sex abuse to file lawsuits.
The House voted unanimously on Wednesday to extend the statute of limitations for victims of child sexual assault to bring civil claims agai…
Opponents of the House Speaker’s gun bill rallied on the State House steps. 22News talked to both sides about the pending legislation.
Many Massachusetts workers could see a little more money in their paychecks as early as next year.
The Mass. House has given final approval to legislation creating a “bill of rights” for nannies, caregivers and other domestic workers.