It was announced earlier this week that the state’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget had been approved by both the Senate and the House.
Alex Morse was first elected in 2011 at age 22, becoming the city’s youngest mayor.
Lawmakers have apparently been struggling to find common ground on issues including taxes, regulatory oversight and local control.
Gov. Baker has yet to give final approval for the state budget, but he only has a few more days left to review and sign the spending plan.
22News explains this proposal to improve access to higher education.
The chairman of the state’s budget committee is stepping down after holding the role for more than 10 years.
The Department of Homeland Security says it’s the only way to successfully expand a program that tracks nonimmigrant foreigners.
Costs to go to college in Massachusetts continue to rise. 22News explains a state proposal to make higher education more affordable.
22News explains a proposal to help the state’s service men and women get around.
22News explains a proposal to crack down on drug possession as the state continues to battle a deadly opioid addiction crisis.
The state would then pass the discount along to fire and police departments, schools, and public health entities.
The state’s budget conference committee made about $150 million in spending cuts to MassHealth in the FY18 budget.
West Springfield State Senator Jim Welch filed a bill to require pharmacists to tell you how much you would pay for your prescription medica…
Governor Charlie Baker is reviewing the state budget the legislature submitted to him last week.
All too often, we see arrests or encounters with police that went awry. Lawmakers want stricter punishments for those that assault officers.
22News explains a bill to protect consumers from getting inaccurate car insurance quotes.
Republicans in the Legislature are pushing to reduce the state income tax to 5%, a level approved under a 2000 state ballot question.
Advocates say the cuts could not come at a worse time, as two Massachusetts casinos are expected to open in the coming years.
Massachusetts is more than a week into fiscal 2018, but a final budget has yet to be implemented. The plan is currently in the hands of Gov.…
A new commission has been created to represent Latino communities and advise state lawmakers on issues regarding Latino residents.