House lawmakers unanimously passed a bill that would allow certain convicted drug offenders to drive when they get out of prison.
Massachusetts motorcycle riders want more freedom on the road. 22News explains why bikers want to eliminate helmet laws.
Committees hope to move the bill quickly to the House for a vote by the end of January.
The elections are to fill a vacant Senate seat on the South Shore and another soon-to-be vacant seat in Greater Boston.
Rosenberg described the possibility of the Senate acting on charter school legislation as “very much an uphill battle.”
Gov. Charlie Baker declined to say whether he would sign the bill should it reach his desk, but said that he supports the general idea of th…
Some people in Franklin and Berkshire Counties are asking for more time to share their comments on a controversial pipeline proposal.
Mass. could be facing yet another significant budget gap. Governor Baker told 22News he’s considering spending cuts as a solution.
The proposals could boost MBTA revenues $23.4 million to $49.4 million, according to a presentation made by MBTA staff.
New state laws would require side guards on trucks and a wider buffer between motor vehicles and bike riders.
Workers in Massachusetts must now be paid a minimum wage of $10 an hour, up from the previous minimum of $9.
It’ll save the average taxpayer about $30. It may not sound like much, but it’s expected to cost the state $152 million in lost revenue.
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House lawmakers are considering legislation that would make it easier for people convicted of drug crimes to get their life back on track.
Members of a part-time panel that approves judicial nominees will each be receiving an additional $5,000 per year.
The Massachusetts Senate is gearing up to take action on several bills next year. 22News explains what’s at the top of their to-do list.
The heroin and prescription drug epidemic continues to be a public health emergency in Mass. 22News took a deeper look at the legislation.
The eight members of the Governor’s council are each set to receive a $5,000 salary increase in the new year.
The “tentative” agenda – subject to change – for the Senate in early 2016 features an easing of lobster processing rules, promotion of prope…
Governor Charlie Baker filed legislation in October that proposed to allow doctors to hold patients with substance abuse issues involuntaril…