Baker said Puerto Rico had accepted the unit to help support satellite-based data and mobile communications on the hurricane-ravaged island.
Trump has said, the cuts will help with economic growth but Neal thinks only the top will benefit from his latest tax plan.
The bill will offer alternatives to incarceration for some while helping former convicts avoid returning to prison for new crimes.
The Massachusetts United for Puerto Rico Fund will distribute money that it raises to help reconstruction and relief in Puerto Rico.
Dealers would still be arrested and prosecuted, as would drug buyers with violent criminal backgrounds.
Some statewide programs and services that faced budget cuts will get more funding, including education, homeless services and adult programs…
The Senate Ways and Means Committee recommended legislation enabling the RMV to hold up an application for a placard while verifying applica…
The Commission will hold public listening sessions starting next week, including a couple stops in western Massachusetts.
One proposal, by Sen. Eric Lesser of Longmeadow, would have the state reimburse members of the National Guard for life insurance premiums.
Among other things, the plan calls for reducing the number of tax brackets from seven to three — 12 percent, 25 percent, and 35 percent.
The governor says the state is willing to provide resources to the island, and will work to help those who have relocated from Puerto Rico.
Pat Payaso’s presence near a polling location at Roxbury Community College made some people nervous on Tuesday.
This comes at a time when Massachusetts has a relatively low unemployment rate, but the state struggles to reduce the workforce skills gap.
Lawmakers are considering changes to the state’s campaign finance laws.
House lawmakers approved overrides to vetoes on spending on early education, drinking water, and children’s programs.
Marty Walsh is seeking re-election to a second four-year term as the city’s mayor.
Bill would allow terminally ill patients to request, obtain and self-ingest life-ending prescription medication.
Bills that would establish a sales tax holiday in Massachusetts are currently in the hands of lawmakers on the state’s Revenue Committee.
As the state works to implement its new marijuana law, an executive director must be hired for the Cannabis Control Commission.
Officials on the island have had “great collaboration ” with federal emergency agencies, but they need more help from the federal government…