Rail link supporters have tried for years to put the project on the state’s planning agenda, encountering resistance from critics.
Despite years of economic growth, the state budget climate in 2017 has not translated into major increases in funding for public higher ed.
People from across the state have gathered in Boston for White Ribbon Day to take a stand against sexual and domestic violence.
It’s all about breaking down the wall between state lawmakers and the business community to create policies that strengthen the economy.
22News explains why Massachusetts students believe the state isn’t doing enough to support its student population.
There were 608 suicides in Massachusetts in 2014, more than the combined number of homicide and motor vehicle accidents deaths.
Cusack said retroactively criminalizing the growing of more than six plants per individual or 12 per household could be difficult.
22News explains whether the state plans to step in to help the towns affected by the tornado.
Resort casinos under construction will face new competition if the state legalizes casino-style gambling online.
With relatively low wages, private agencies have trouble holding onto their workers, who look for more lucrative state employment.
Warren and Markey argue it’s unconstitutional to use the threat of cutting off significant, pre-existing funding to coerce a state into adop…
The state education board approved three new charter schools, two of which will be here in western Massachusetts.
Senator Elizabeth Warren says her guest to Tuesday’s speech a refugee that became an American citizen last year.
The early voting schedule allowed voters to begin casting ballots on Oct. 24, two weeks ahead of Election Day.
Emotions ran high at the State House, as families told stories about sleeping in cars, bus stations and hospitals before they could qualify …
Lt. Governor Polito joined the Director of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to inspect tornado damage and recovery efforts in C…
The Trump administration is gearing up to dismantle ObamaCare and Massachusetts seniors are fighting the move.
The Trump Administration believes that this new technology has the potential to save lives, though it could come at the expense of jobs.
Topics on the agenda include a discussion of state graduation and dropout rates for the 2015-16 academic year and the next-generation MCAS e…
Attorney General Maura Healey says her office will award two-year grants to fund legal help for veterans seeking services such as health ben…