With less than 3 1/2 months left in the fiscal year, state lawmakers need more money to keep up with the rising cost of state programs.
A spending bill to repair damaged roads in your community. 22News explains why state lawmakers may face a tight deadline.
22News explains how Governor Charlie Baker’s “Winter Recovery Assistance Program” will help fix the roads throughout western Massachusetts.
Former Gov. Deval Patrick has decided to pass on a paid consultant job promoting the city’s Olympic bid overseas.
The Senate adopted a Sen. John Keenan amendment that would extend through 2020 the period when cities and towns could gradually pay the cost…
Attorney General Maura Healey is praising House and Senate lawmakers for voting to reauthorize a statewide grand jury.
Mass earned sick time law takes effect July 1st. Now, Northampton is debating adopting a similar law for that municipality.
Gov. Charlie Baker has set up a new fund dedicating $30 million to help cities and towns fill potholes that have destroyed roadways.
Data breaches and scams are happening more often now than ever. 22News has top five issues impacting Massachusetts consumers.
Nearly 50 lawmakers committed to riding mass transit to work on Thursday, the last official day of winter.
The Mass Democrat said her bill would lower interest rates from 7% to about 3.9%, the rate set by Congress in 2013.
The group called a proposed “Cannabis Commission” to regulate cultivation and for-profit marijuana commerce a “waste of taxpayer dollars.”
When it comes to government spending Massachusetts is ranked as one of the most transparent states in the country.
MassPIRG gave Massachusetts an “F” five years ago. “It is night and day,” said Deirdre Cummings, legislative director for the group.
It’s “Kick Butts Day” at the State House where hundreds of teens met with state lawmakers to talk about the harmful effects of smoking.
Potholes can make for a damaging and potentially dangerous commute. 22News reveals a state-level plan to keep you safer behind the wheel.
Metropolitan Area Planning Council Executive Director Marc Draisen said cities and towns should use local aid.