Rep. Jim Lyons got a Christmas surprise last week, in the form of a green light to host a nativity scene display in the State House.
Lawmakers are considering significant changes to criminal justice laws next year. 22News was in Boston as dozens stood in silent protest.
The state has a goal to reduce emissions to 25% below 1990 levels, by the year 2020.
Lawmakers will begin a new legislative session in January; which means the New Year could bring changes to the recreational marijuana law.
Treasurer Deborah Goldberg wants to bring some lottery games online and to mobile apps, to attract a younger crowd.
President-elect Donald Trump carried the Electoral College, despite coming up about three million votes short in the popular vote.
Top state leaders are thinking about possibly implementing a higher tax on recreational pot and a higher age restriction.
Military bases, National Seashore beaches, airports, and Amtrak trains are among the places where you could be prosecuted for pot possession…
First elected in 2006, Benjamin Downing is leaving the senate to take a job at a solar energy company.
Even though Clinton is set to receive all 11 of Massachusetts’ votes, demonstrators gathered to show their displeasure with Trump’s win.
The unemployment rate continues to fall in Massachusetts, and is now at its lowest point in nearly 16 years.
The Somerville-based green technology incubator will open their new office at the Springfield Technical Park downtown.
The current base salary for lawmakers is just over $60,000 with stipends for lawmakers who chair committees or hold leadership positions.
Gaming Commission consultant presented the commission with a crime analysis for the first full year of gaming at the Plainville slots parlor…
22News was at the State House where supporters celebrated the new law.
Two western Massachusetts residents are among those who are expected to cast ballots for Hillary Clinton at the State House Monday.
The Baker administration will not seek government layoffs to address a persistent budget gap after 900 employees took a buyout offer.
People 21 and over will be able to carry up to one ounce of marijuana in public and grow up to six plants in their home, with a maximum of 1…
The Governor’s Councilor said she has serious concerns about legalizing recreational pot at a time when the state is battling an opioid cris…
Attorney General Maura Healey said human trafficking is still a major issue in Massachusetts.