The current base salary for lawmakers is just over $60,000 with stipends for lawmakers who chair committees or hold leadership positions.
Gaming Commission consultant presented the commission with a crime analysis for the first full year of gaming at the Plainville slots parlor…
22News was at the State House where supporters celebrated the new law.
Two western Massachusetts residents are among those who are expected to cast ballots for Hillary Clinton at the State House Monday.
The Baker administration will not seek government layoffs to address a persistent budget gap after 900 employees took a buyout offer.
People 21 and over will be able to carry up to one ounce of marijuana in public and grow up to six plants in their home, with a maximum of 1…
The Governor’s Councilor said she has serious concerns about legalizing recreational pot at a time when the state is battling an opioid cris…
Attorney General Maura Healey said human trafficking is still a major issue in Massachusetts.
Lt. Governor Polito told 22News she and Governor Baker tried to address this issue when they took office two years ago.
Top state leaders are eyeing criminal justice reform next year. 22News explains why one group isn’t satisfied with the proposal.
Several state lawmakers are traveling to Minneapolis later this week to explore ways to control health care costs.
Massachusetts has many infrastructure needs: from road and bridge repairs to affordable housing.
Ending mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses will be a top priority next year for criminal justice reform advocates.
Massachusetts has cut its higher education funding by an inflation-adjusted 14% since 2001.
22News explains why they might have limited resources to work with this upcoming fiscal year.
Governor Baker cut nearly $98 million in unilateral spending cuts from the nearly $40 billion state budget on Tuesday.
The state still has to build up a new agency and regulations to oversee marijuana retailers.
The Capital Debt Affordability Committee is expected to report that Massachusetts can afford $2.26 billion of bonding for capital spending.
Beginning Thursday, December 15th, it will be legal for adults 21 or older to possess up to an ounce of marijuana outside a home.
A simmering dispute between Baker and the Democratic-controlled Legislature over Massachusetts’ state finances boiled over last week.