Workers rights and women’s groups have been pushing for the creation of a paid family and medical leave program in the state.
The Massachusetts Municipal Association is asking state lawmakers to secure three-year’s worth of transportation funding.
Forty years to the day Congressman Richard Neal announced he would fight to reopen Springfield’s Union Station, it will reopen, to its origi…
Budget writers are keeping their fingers crossed that tax revenues will bounce back.
Governor Baker is urging state lawmakers to approve $200 million in funding to make sure the roads you drive on are safe.
The Rattlesnake Review Group is eyeing Mount Tom in Holyoke as a possible location to breed timber rattlesnakes.
Warren’s success at cultivating small donors will be crucial to the Democratic Party’s White House hopes in 2020.
Gov. Charlie Baker’s $40.5 billion state budget proposal is about to get its first public airing before state lawmakers.
Auditor highlighted the issues surrounding protection from cyber attacks.
Western Massachusetts lawmakers told 22News they’re frustrated that they first heard about the plan on the news, rather than from the Baker …
One New England governor is blaming Massachusetts for his state’s opioid crisis.
A Westfield State Senator is fighting back against Attorney General Maura Healey’s crackdown on “copycat” assault rifles.
The state required cities and towns to offer early voting in November, but didn’t give them any additional funding for it.
Baker and his budget chief pitched investors on their proposal to change the way the state stashes away money in its rainy day fund.
Baker called for finger-pointing to stop New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu tried to blame the city of Lawrence for his state’s opioid crisis.
Governor Charlie Baker spoke to members of the family of Brian Odiorne, a soldier from Ware who died while serving in Iraq.
More than 30% of Springfield residents earned incomes below the poverty level in 2012 according to the U.S. Census.
Dozens of pregnant teenagers and young parents made their pitch to state lawmakers Thursday asking for more help.
Students want state lawmakers to do more to find a solution to growing education debt. 22News spoke with students about the struggle.
Advocates for the homeless are pressing lawmakers to dedicate $50-million to fund 40 organizations that help homeless individuals.