The Trump administration repealed federal protections for transgender students who use bathrooms that match their gender identity.
22News went to Smith College in Northampton, Thursday night, where Senator Ed Markey called for an “emergency town hall” meeting.
Families and children make up the largest group of people who are homeless or on the brink of homelessness in Massachusetts.
Two Western Massachusetts cities want to borrow money to fund large-scale projects.
Top state leaders are speaking out against President Trump’s decision to reverse federal protections for transgender students.
Governor Charlie Baker became choked up while talking about the fallen soldier from Ware at a State House ceremony on Wednesday.
Pfc. Brian Odiorne died Monday in a “non-combat” incident while serving in Iraq. His death is still being investigated by the military.
A group of coalition leaders urged the governor to work with other states to double the annual rate of reduction in carbon emissions.
An Adams attorney whose passion for sports morphed into an interest in law and his rural community received a favorable reception.
The Baker administration wants to simplify the way construction and trade workers get a professional license.
Wednesday’s event, put on by the West of the River Chamber, offered a chance for business leaders to hear from area lawmakers.
Senator Ed Markey and Congressman Joe Kennedy III pledged to confront the immigration agenda and other Trump administration actions.
A 24-member special commission will spend the next year studying the way the state deals with behavioral health.
Advocates are calling for the elimination of mandatory minimum sentences, but that might not be on the state’s agenda.
Refugees are eligible for government assistance after they arrive, but they are expected to find a job after few months.
A new report was released recommending a number of steps to reduce the number of former inmates that end up back in jail.
A new “Committee on Marijuana Policy” is charged with taking a second look at the law passed by voters in November.
The state spent more money than they had in the budget. 22News explains how Governor Baker plans to balance those accounts.
The state allows welfare recipients to take out cash, and there’s no way to track how it’s spent.
Duck boats, sightseeing vehicles in cities around the country, have lost some of their appeal because of a string of recent accidents.