Recap and analysis of the week in state government
Kinder Morgan is considering a new pipeline route that would lessen the impact on western Massachusetts.
Some retail stores are kicking off Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving, but not here in Massachusetts.
A report due out next week looks to give pay raises to the state’s most powerful.
They blame the state Center for Health Information and Analysis for relying on flawed data to draft the new rates.
The state’s jobless rate did not go down in October, but that could actually be good news.
Maydad Cohen, who oversaw the website rebuild, called the first week of open enrollment operations a “great success.”
At a time when hundreds of thousands of Western Massachusetts WEMCO customers will soon start paying a 30 percent rate hike, comes the revel…
A special commission eyeing recommendations of increased compensation for public officials may launch a public outreach effort after the pan…
House lawmakers could advance legislation in the lame-duck session giving the state an official wordsmith.
Gov. Deval Patrick used his executive powers this week to cut the state budget by $198 million and asked the Legislature to pass a bill to f…
The Department of Public Utilities has agreed to a 29% basic service supply rate increase being sought by WMECo.
Governor Deval Patrick cut spending to make up for a shortfall that developed four months after 2015’s 36.5 billion budget was approved.
Cities and towns across Massachusetts may soon face spending cuts.
Collections from a two-month tax amnesty program that ran through the end of October pulled in more than $39 million from roughly 49,000 res…
Insurance Commissioner Joseph Murphy won’t be trying to stick around under a new Baker administration.
An election just two weeks removed and already feeling like a distant, foggy memory, the politics and policy of transitioning could be felt …