The one-time benefit is paid out to the families of police officers, firefighters, or other emergency personnel killed in the line-of-duty.
The Department of Public Health has requested funding from the federal government to increase the number of needle exchange locations.
22News explains why social workers are urging Massachusetts lawmakers to help the state’s most vulnerable residents.
Families of children with autism, Down syndrome, and other issues, rely on the government to pay for caregiving and support programs.
Over 500 Massachusetts business owners are calling on Governor Baker to withdraw support for building natural gas pipelines in the state.
A Brockton business owner and his construction company have paid $150,000 for disguising the true source of campaign contributions.
DCR will increase fees for out-of-state residents and initiate fee hikes on state residents that were approved over two years ago.
Following heavy criticism, the governor now says he is looking into alternatives to make weekend commuter rail service more efficient.
The Republican governor says that federal Medicaid funding is critical to keeping residents in Massachusetts insured.
Baker is urging state legislature to fight a Republican-backed health care bill that he says could have negative effects on Massachusetts.
Sen. Edward Markey is trying to put a dollar amount on how much Massachusetts could lose if President Trump’s budget were to become law.
The Committee on Marijuana Policy held their first public hearing Monday. 22News explains why some think the current pot tax is inadequate.
A legislative committee is considering possible changes to the law passed by voters in November that legalized recreational marijuana.
22News explains why civil rights activists are calling on Massachusetts to help protect the resident’s freedoms.
A special legislative committee that’s considering revisions to the law opens hearings at the Statehouse on Monday.
Elizabeth Warren has been noticeably more visible in the state since the beginning of the year.
Connecticut among several states considering legislation that would curb opioid abuse
Health care is expensive and can be downright unaffordable for a lot of people.
The rally is the latest sign that Baker will continue to be drawn into debates spurred by actions of the new leader of his party.
Gov. Baker said he finds cause for concern with many of the proposed cuts in President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint released Thursday.