The Governor unveiled the state’s first ever $40-billion budget proposal. 22News explains how he plans to spend the money.
Top state leaders vowed to protect veterans’ benefits during their annual luncheon at the State house Wednesday.
Next year, you could be voting on whether residents with higher incomes pay more money in taxes.
The new lawmakers are likely to take their first recorded votes Wednesday on legislation boosting their own paychecks.
Governor Charlie Baker discussed his successes in reducing the budget deficit, in creating jobs, and improving education.
Governor Baker extended his hand to the Democrats and asked for their help in supporting better education, job opportunities for veterans.
Governor Baker told state lawmakers to put progress before partisanship; both Democrats and Republicans said they couldn’t agree more.
During the State of the Commonwealth address, the Governor spoke about two issues that have directly impacted Massachusetts.
Governor Baker delivered his second State of the Commonwealth address from the House Chamber of the Massachusetts State House.
22News traveled to Boston on Tuesday and spoke with several lawmakers from western Mass. before the State of the Commonwealth address.
The Hampden County sheriff says that legal marijuana will lead to an increase in addiction to other substances.
Cocchi has been working to combat addiction and the opioid crisis since becoming the Hampden County Sheriff.
The raises put forward by DeLeo and Rosenberg would increase pay, in some manner, for all 200 legislators on Beacon Hill.
22News spoke with Governor Charlie Baker on Monday about the topics he plans to focus on in the State of the Commonwealth address.
The Environmental League of Massachusetts says electric ratepayers would save more if the government focused more on clean energy.
The bill would include a mileage fee for electric vehicles, to make up for lost gas tax revenue.
The address also comes just one day before the governor is scheduled to submit his annual state budget proposal.
In next week’s annual budget proposal, Gov. Charlie Baker will call for a $91 million increase in education local aid.
The bill would commit Massachusetts to obtaining 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources like solar and wind.
Governor Charlie Baker is preparing to deliver his second State of the Commonwealth address next week.