State Senator Don Humason announced recently that the Senate approved their Fiscal Year 2018 budget.
22News spoke with House Speaker Robert DeLeo about how Governor Baker will tackle the more than $460-million state budget deficit.
Studies have shown that chemicals firefighters are exposed to can attack the nervous system, leading to disorders like Parkinson’s disease.
22News explains how one lawmaker plans to expand the workforce using pot tax revenues.
The party will welcome a total 5,000 delegates to the DCU Center in Worcester on Saturday.
Some state lawmakers are upset that local access programming is nowhere to be found in high definition lineups.
Two-thirds of high school students get less than seven hours of sleep.
State lawmakers are eyeing changes to current treatment laws.
Some western Massachusetts residents told 22News that they would like to see a similar program rolled-out here.
The New England Fisheries Management Council proposes restricting draggers and trawlers from fishing 600M or more below the surface.
Under the Boston Bridge program, the commonwealth and the city say they’ll cover students’ tuition and fees.
The Baker administration has been tight-lipped about the scope of the state’s immediate budget problems.
The bill would authorize the award of a military service medal to members of the Armed Forces exposed to ionizing radiation.
The Senate unanimously passed a nearly $40.4 billion budget that includes funding for health care and approves a high speed rail study.
State lawmakers hope to address criminal justice reform this session, but 22News spoke with residents who say the state could be doing more.
Traditional hotels are taxed by the state, so some lawmakers think that putting a tax on short-term rentals will level the playing field.
Dozens of health care workers and advocates rallied at the State House, fighting for affordable health care for all Massachusetts residents.
To the nation, they are protectors- but to many, they are also sons, daughters, mothers, and fathers.
A feasibility study for developing a high-speed rail line between Boston and Springfield has been agreed upon.
The lifesaving devices are increasingly needed, due to an increase in severe food allergies.