Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse is the first mayor in Massachusetts to support Question 4 on the statewide ballot to legalize recreational pot.
A lawmaker from Gardner wants to keep sex offenders from playing Pokemon Go, the cell-phone based game that created a craze last month.
The number of foreclosure petitions increased 13.1% in June, marking 28 straight months of year-over-year increases in foreclosure starts.
New survey results were released indicating 68 percent of teenagers in the United States admit to using apps while driving.
Funding is critical to prevent future deaths by adding new treatment beds and expanding the availability of Naloxone.
Top state leaders are looking ahead to January after closing out the formal legislative session last weekend.
“I felt very strongly that this is something that should never have been to the ballot box,” DeLeo said.
Mayor Alex Morse officially became the first mayor in Massachusetts to endorse Question 4, which is to legalize recreational marijuana.
The MBTA faces an additional financial hurdle this year as projected sales tax revenue for the transit agency has dropped about $32 million.
A consultant brought in to oversee the MBTA’s cash handling operations has botched the operation according to the Union President.
Education and religious advocates called for the relocation of a portrait depicting the state’s twenty-third governor, referring to him as “…
It will soon be against the law for companies to pay women less than men for comparable work.
Top state leaders had 6 key pieces of legislation they wanted to see become law, but lawmakers were only able to agree on 6 bills.
Drivers for rideshare services will have to submit to two background checks, but they will not have to be fingerprinted.
A bill passed by the Legislature Sunday expands Massachusetts’ reliance on alternative energy sources.
Non-compete clauses restrict the ability of workers to leave a company and immediately go to work for or start a competing firm.
State lawmakers were able to pass a bill regulating ride-sharing companies like Uber and an economic development bill before midnight.
House and Senate gaveled-in a rare Sunday formal session to get last-minute bills to Governor Baker’s desk.
Baker has been participating in conference calls every few hours with Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, senior staff and Cabinet secretaries.
Sunday is the last day for Massachusetts lawmakers to finalize several major pieces of legislation before the end of session.