Business is winding down for the summer on Beacon Hill. 22News explain why a push to reduce youth smoking didn’t make the cut.
Women earn 82 cents for every dollar their male coworkers make doing the same type of work.
The State Senate unanimously voted Saturday to authorize bonds that will fund repairs of roads and bridges throughout Massachusetts.
The petition asks that all permitting agencies deny the request for an expansion of the Saugus Ash Monofill.
While states such as Massachusetts and Hawaii strictly regulate guns, attitudes in other parts of the country can be more pro-firearm.
58 lawmakers in Massachusetts signed the letter that says the new ban on copy cat assault weapons is infringing of people’s Second Amendment…
State Senator Humason filed a bill in response to Attorney General Maura Healey’s recent directive to firearm retailers.
Four years after the DNC marked a highlight of Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s career, the 2016 gathering has already proved to be a low point.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s big speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia began like so many introductions in church basem…
The Real ID Act requires states to begin issuing secure and compliant forms of identification that for many will replace their current licen…
Massachusetts politicians will play a major role at the Democratic National Convention Monday night in Philadelphia.
While Baker’s team is trying to stop spending with its new personnel policy, the Legislature is packing appropriations back into the state b…
The Senate tested the system before taking up the order by voting on the question of whether “purple is a great color.”
A bill establishing paid family and medical leave hit a potentially costly speed bump Saturday.
Softening tax collections have forced Baker and the Legislature over the past three months to significantly pull back on spending.
The House and Senate on Saturday afternoon both unanimously enacted the compromise bill.
The Attorney General’s office is getting backlash from gun owners, manufacturers, and sellers.
The Massachusetts Legislature is holding a rare weekend session, sandwiched between the Republican and Democratic national conventions.
House Speaker DeLeo is urging the NBA to bring the game to Massachusetts, where lawmakers approved a transgender rights law.
State lawmakers are expected to vote on a joint bill that aims to close the pay gap in Massachusetts.