The Governor wants to make sure front line social workers are trained to identify signs of abuse and neglect.
A new test, which will be launched by 2017, will combine elements of the existing MCAS with the national PARCC exam.
The Massachusetts House has passed a bill designed to boost the state’s reliance on solar energy.
The proposed constitutional amendment requires support from at least 50 legislators in two successive constitutional conventions to appear, …
Gov. Baker is trying to convince state lawmakers to pass his controversial drug addiction legislation. 22News has both sides of the debate.
The transgender community is demanding equal access to public spaces. 22News is working for you to explain why they’re facing a tight deadli…
While not outright refusing the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Massachusetts, Governor Baker is skeptical about bringing them in.
Hundreds of EBT withdrawals outside Massachusetts. See our report to find out where your tax dollars are being spent.
This week is coming to an end, but state lawmakers have a busy week ahead.
Various reasons are being cited for the increase, including a higher number of prescribers registered in the program and increased attention…
Wearing graduation robes and mortarboard, nearly 30 protesters packed into the office of a key legislator on Thursday.
Students from the state’s four medical schools are calling for more training to deal with highly addictive painkillers.
Mass. Muslims want to bridge the gap between their community and state government. 22News explains their goals for the upcoming year.
Restaurants, bars and nightclubs can’t serve alcohol past 2AM. 22News highlights a bill that would extend those hours in certain communities…
Military men and women from across the Commonwealth gathered at the State House’s Memorial Hall Wednesday for a Veterans Day ceremony.
A special type of court that focuses on underlying issues of drug abuse is expected to save anywhere from $3,000 to $13,000 per case.
The 4-2 vote of the Labor and Workforce Development Committee came as fast food workers rallied in favor of higher wages.
Although they have earned master’s degrees and passed national exams, third-party payers like Medicare will not allow clinical fellows to be…
The group also requested that the governor push the Legislature to approve a local aid resolution by March 1 in order to allow cities and to…
About 54 million Americans live with disabilities. 22News found out how Massachusetts is protecting the disabled from abuse and neglect.