State lawmakers have officially overruled Governor Baker’s veto to increase their pay at a cost of $18,000,000 a year for taxpayers.
Massachusetts allows residents to have six marijuana plants per person, with a 12 plant limit per household
Despite criticism from both the Governor and taxpayers, the House and Senate secured enough votes Thursday to raise their own salaries.
State representatives are now allowed to take photos in the House chamber while they’re in session.
Massachusetts lawmakers have voted to override Republican Gov. Baker’s veto of legislative pay raises.
The choice for Republicans seemed to be an easy one. All 41 House and Senate members voted against pay raises.
The raises will cost taxpayers an additional $18 million per year.
In a strongly worded statement, Governor Charlie Baker blasted the Legislature’s decision to override his veto of the pay increase.
A Massachusetts nonprofit is launching a nationwide campaign to get more Muslim Americans involved in local politics.
State legislature may have enough votes to overturn the governor’s veto of a $18 million pay raise package for lawmakers & public officials.
Governor Charlie Baker joined peace advocates to celebrate the passage of a bill focused on how Massachusetts does business with Africa.
The House of Representatives voted to override Governor Charlie Baker’s veto by a margin of 116-43 Thursday afternoon.
The state’s number two Republican officeholder unequivocally opposed President Donald Trump’s immigration and refugee order on Wednesday.
Critics of the proposed pay hikes need to swing at least 10 votes in the House or five in the Senate to sustain the veto.
Hundreds of people gathered in Boston Common on Wednesday to rally for the rights of immigrants.
Four western Massachusetts schools are receiving state and national recognition for their high academic achievement.
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The Massachusetts Senate could also give more power to its climate change committee under the new rules.
Clergy members of different faiths outlined their opposition to President Trump’s immigration and refugee executive order.
Maura Healey moved to add Massachusetts to a federal lawsuit seeking to strike down President Trump’s executive order.