Under the proposal scheduled for debate Thursday, drivers could only use their cellphones, or other electronic devices, in hands-free mode.
Dealing with low milk prices, Massachusetts dairy farmers are hoping that the state will increase tax credits they receive.
Nearly 265,000 Massachusetts residents would lose their health coverage if the proposal passes.
The state has given Greenfield about a quarter million dollars to be more energy efficient. 22News found out how the money will be spent.
22News explains a proposal to further regulate flame retardants to keep you and firefighters safe.
Chester, who served as commissioner of elementary and secondary education since 2008, died on Monday night.
Under current law, you don’t pay sales tax on “food products,” but lawmakers are pushing to take candy and soda off the tax exempt list.
State lawmakers are inching closer to revising Massachusetts’ recreational marijuana law.
Under the proposed bill, you can still make calls behind the wheel but you must use a hands-free method.
The Affordable Care Act, passed in 2010, required health plans to cover contraceptives, without co-pays, as a preventative service.
The legislation would also prohibit motorists from reading or composing messages, or accessing social media.
The House and Senate both approved bills to revise Massachusetts pot laws, but a few steps remain before the ballot law is fully changed.
Lawmakers are addressing concerns that some people may be barred from the marijuana industry.
State prison spending continues to soar. 22News explains a proposal to put some of those costs on prisoners.
The intention is to enable cannabis cafes, marijuana consumption at special events, or to use of medicinal marijuana in public places.
Residents expressed concerns with how the new bill could affect their coverage.
The Senate bill proposes a 12 percent total tax rate on pot sales, keeping the tax rate approved by voters.
House lawmakers are backing an amended bill to revise Massachusetts recreational marijuana laws.
Before leaving for the conference, Baker proposed a five-year, $500 million plan to extend a $1 billion, 10-year life sciences initiative.
The bill does not change how much marijuana a resident over 21 can possess or grow.