Governor Charlie Baker filed legislation that would allow local law enforcement to honor federal detainers for violent criminal immigrants.
22News explains how this could impact your electricity bill.
The bill would allow local police to hold violent criminals for ICE, if a detainer request was issued.
Retailers are considering whether to ask voters to reduce the tax to 5% or even lower to 4.5%
The bill would allow state and local police to hold immigrants on behalf of ICE if those immigrants had committed violent crimes.
The legislation is designed to benefit low-income seniors, military personnel, and people with disabilities.
The Massachusetts State Lottery itself is looking like the big winner now, making a record profit for the third year in a row.
In community benefit districts, property owners in a neighborhood establish a nonprofit board to procure additional services.
Bud Williams and Tim Rooke will not run for re-election on the Springfield City Council
Massachusetts now has a new recreational marijuana law. Governor Baker signed legislation changing the state’s voter-approved pot ballot law…
Immigrant rights activists are taking action against immigration enforcement legislation.
22News explains how top state leaders reacted to news of the proposed transgender military ban.
The changes to the law include an increase in the marijuana sales tax, as well as allowing some town governments to ban pot shops.
Among the changes includes raising the tax rate on recreational pot from a maximum of 12 percent to 20 percent.
Governor Charlie Baker wants to crack down on violent undocumented immigrants after a ruling by the state’s highest court.
Gov. Baker signed legislation to give pregnant workers accommodations. which lawmakers say provides common-sense protections for women.
The Senate discussed legislation to help English language learners in public schools improve their proficiency.
The attorney general said she would need to see how the new military policy is rolled out before determining whether she will take action.
The consent judgement alleges the company filed suit against thousands of residents for debts that were incorrect, or not owed at all.
State senators are voting Thursday on a bill that would end the requirement that students receive all their classes in English.