A report by the Pioneer Institute suggests putting limits on the use of solitary confinement, or increasing the data reporting around it.
Massachusetts Attorney General called for the reinstatement of a federal assault weapons ban in the wake of the deadly attack in Orlando.
According to the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, capital spending deserves more care and attention
Investigators say Omar Mateen mentioned the Boston Marathon bombers in a 911 call during the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub.
State lawmakers are trying to strike a compromise on how to spend your tax dollars.
House lawmakers approved what they describe as a comprehensive clean energy bill this week.
22News explains how Massachusetts is losing millions of dollars through illegal tobacco sales.
Massachusetts Senate approved a sweeping zoning reform bill that supporters said will spur the development of affordable housing.
Lawmakers, state, and city officials will travel to northern and western Europe next week to learn about reducing carbon footprints.
Earlier this year, the Health Policy Commission recommended that lawmakers consider requiring greater transparency in drug pricing and rebat…
The House bill aims for a total of 2,400 megawatts of electricity through hydropower and wind. The hydropower would presumably come from Can…
The Senate is expected to debate legislation seeking to reduce municipal solid waste and promote recycling, and a moratorium on hydraulic fr…
Legislation that could make hydro and wind power a bigger part of the state’s energy mix has overwhelmingly passed the Massachusetts House.
A lawyer argued a summary of the proposed law failed to explain the potency of products that could become legal.
The label for GMO foods proposed by advocates would read: “Partially produced with genetic engineering.”
Fraudulent letters being sent that are using the State Treasurer’s address and likeness.
Legislation that could make hydro and wind power a bigger part of the state’s overall energy mix is expected to win approval.
April and May are typically the biggest months for tax collections, but the state is pulling in less money than expected.
The governor’s statements come following the killing of Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino.
The death penalty was outlawed by the Supreme Judicial Court three decades ago, and efforts to reinstate it since then have failed.