Hampered by a malfunctioning website, the Massachusetts Health Connector has enrolled about 15,000 people over the last week, chiseling away at a backlog of people seeking coverage.
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 law by voters in 2012.
Young people seeking state funding for jobs programs tried their hand as activists and lobbyists Thursday, marching through Boston to the State House where they appealed to lawmakers to preserve and in some cases increase funding levels in Gov. Deval Patrick’s budget proposal.
Financial Aid Day, an annual rally organized by the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts along with the Massachusetts Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, will be held at the State House.
Environmental groups are pushing for legislation to expand the state’s Bottle Bill to include water, juice and sports drink containers.
The Governor’s Council interviewed a Northampton Lawyer who wants to become a District Court Judge. 22News spoke with Governor Patrick’s nominee.
A lawmaker from the Berkshires is pushing a new proposal to create a discounted annual toll pass for people who drive the Massachusetts Turnpike frequently.
Independent gubernatorial candidate Jeffrey McCormick said if voters know one thing about him it should be that he has a record of creating small business jobs in a competitive market
Maura Healey, a former assistant attorney general, said the AG’s office does not have the authority to require the fingerprint trigger locks.
Environmentalists are calling on state officials to place a temporary ban on fracking. 22News explains how this might affect the Pioneer Valley.