The House passed its fiscal 2018 budget Tuesday night, green-lighting the more than $40 billion spending plan after just 2 days of debate.
The House took a step toward barring welfare recipients from using their cash benefits to purchase recreational marijuana.
The bill would create harsh penalties for adults who distribute sexually explicit images of former lovers in order to embarrass them.
One State Representative said the move would prevent the people that are in the country illegally from accessing public housing.
Organ donors plan to gather Wednesday at the State House in Boston to launch a new campaign.
As the percentage of Lottery revenue paid out as prizes drops, the Lottery’s profit margins are bolstered.
Massachusetts lawmakers killed a permanent sales tax holiday on Monday, but they there’s still hope for a sales tax holiday this year.
Mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenders are seen by advocates as being biased against people of color.
The tax credit is equal to 50 percent of the fair market value of the donated property, with a maximum credit of $75,000 for each qualified …
House Republicans proposed requiring applicants for public housing to give their Social Security or alien registration numbers.
Sales tax has made it difficult for businesses to compete with online retailers, which don’t have a sales tax.
On the heels of Aaron Hernandez’s suicide, a state senator is asking for an examination of suicides among prisoners and correctional officer…
22News was at the State House on Monday where law enforcement officers were asking the state to increase the tax rate on marijuana.
State lawmakers are debating next year’s budget. 22News explains why a sales tax break may not make the final budget.
The proposal would add a tax of one cent per ounce of beverages containing 5g of sugar or more per serving.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is being faulted for rolling back Obama-era guidance they say is helping protect student loan borrowers.
Sheriffs are urging lawmakers to consider increasing taxes on marijuana sales and use that revenue for substance abuse programs.
State Representative Geoff Diehl of Whitman is raising money for a possible run against U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren in 2018.
The 22News I-Team reveals how some people are getting recreational marijuana before retail stores open in Massachusetts.
It’s been five months since marijuana became legal in Massachusetts and the law is still confusing to some residents.