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Shelter costs adding to demands on budget

While the homelessness problem in Massachusetts is undeniable, the Senate’s top budget writer says it’s just one of many issues competing fo…

Former Massachusetts house speaker Sal DiMasi

Ex-Speaker paid fine for corruption

Former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has paid the $65,000 fine he was assessed after he was convicted of federal corruption c…

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Hundreds gather for Outlook 2014

Improving western Massachusetts business and the economy was the focus at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield Monday.


Students seeking more financial aid

College students from all over the state converged on Beacon Hill Monday, demanding more financial support from state lawmakers.

Governors Get Together

Governors get together

The Nation's Governors with President Obama at the White House to discuss a "Year of Action."

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Connector chipping away at backlog

Hampered by a malfunctioning website, the Massachusetts Health Connector has enrolled about 15,000 people over the last week, chiseling away…

medical marijuana licenses

Gov. would prefer different policy

Gov. Deval Patrick defended the state’s medical marijuana licensure process and indicated that he is not a fan of the new policy – set into …

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Youth seek jobs funding at State house

Young people seeking state funding for jobs programs tried their hand as activists and lobbyists Thursday, marching through Boston to the St…