House lawmakers are considering legislation that would make it easier for people convicted of drug crimes to get their life back on track.
Members of a part-time panel that approves judicial nominees will each be receiving an additional $5,000 per year.
The Massachusetts Senate is gearing up to take action on several bills next year. 22News explains what’s at the top of their to-do list.
The heroin and prescription drug epidemic continues to be a public health emergency in Mass. 22News took a deeper look at the legislation.
The eight members of the Governor’s council are each set to receive a $5,000 salary increase in the new year.
The “tentative” agenda – subject to change – for the Senate in early 2016 features an easing of lobster processing rules, promotion of prope…
Governor Charlie Baker filed legislation in October that proposed to allow doctors to hold patients with substance abuse issues involuntaril…
The Mass. Democrat acknowledged in a fundraising email to supporters Monday that 2015 has been a tough year for Senate Democrats.
House Speaker DeLeo told 22News he expects to have a drug addiction bill on the floor for a debate and vote within the next few weeks.
The foreclosed properties law, signed by Gov. Charlie Baker on Nov. 25, is set to go into effect on Thursday.
“We’ve done a ton of work to prepare for the winter and I anticipate that that work will be put to good use starting tonight,” Baker said.