Thomas Turco has been appointed Department of Correction Commissioner by Governor Baker after the resignation of Carol Higgins O’Brien.
Francois-Laurent Nivaud was named executive director for the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism by Housing and Economic Development …
AG Maura Healey on Thursday announced the indictments of 5 people in connection with 3 separate human trafficking schemes in Mass.
Lawmakers are trying to figure out how they can expand charters without taking resources away from district schools.
The transportation authority is counting on approval of a $187 million appropriation from state lawmakers this spring to fill the fiscal 201…
A report from State Auditor Suzanne Bump says that aid from the state is decreasing as a percentage of the revenue in municipal budgets.
There will be enhanced security checkpoints and dozens of surveillance cameras along the 26.2-mile route on April 18.
House lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday to expand the use of solar energy.
More than 100 students from the state’s nine public universities visited the State House Wednesday to ask lawmakers for help keeping the sch…
Lawmakers have been debating the future of solar incentives for months as clean energy and solar industry advocates have ramped up the press…
Baker and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash led the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies through a briefin…
From fresh cheese, to maple syrup and even some oyster shucking, state lawmakers enjoyed food grown and produced in Massachusetts.
Governor Charlie Baker said state-sponsored travel to North Carolina is unlikely even without a prohibition.
Many people take benzodiazepines to reduce anxiety and stress. These prescription drugs, however, can be addictive if taken over long period…
22News explains how this new technology could help protect firefighters and soldiers in combat.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter will be in Massachusetts to announce the formation of the institute Friday.
22News explains why the charter school proposal is already drawing sharp criticism.
Should undocumented immigrants be legally allowed to drive, or receive help from the state to pay for food?
Prostate cancer is the second most prevalent type of cancer for men after skin cancer.
A increase in the cap on charter school enrollment in Massachusetts would be tied to major new investments in all public schools.