Sales tax has made it difficult for businesses to compete with online retailers, which don’t have a sales tax.
On the heels of Aaron Hernandez’s suicide, a state senator is asking for an examination of suicides among prisoners and correctional officer…
22News was at the State House on Monday where law enforcement officers were asking the state to increase the tax rate on marijuana.
State lawmakers are debating next year’s budget. 22News explains why a sales tax break may not make the final budget.
The proposal would add a tax of one cent per ounce of beverages containing 5g of sugar or more per serving.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is being faulted for rolling back Obama-era guidance they say is helping protect student loan borrowers.
Sheriffs are urging lawmakers to consider increasing taxes on marijuana sales and use that revenue for substance abuse programs.
State Representative Geoff Diehl of Whitman is raising money for a possible run against U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren in 2018.
The 22News I-Team reveals how some people are getting recreational marijuana before retail stores open in Massachusetts.
It’s been five months since marijuana became legal in Massachusetts and the law is still confusing to some residents.
The budget would be a 3.8% increase over last year’s budget, and lawmakers will have to sift through 1,200 amendments in order to pass it.
A legislative committee that was created to review the state’s recreational marijuana law will hold their final hearing Monday.
Congressman Jim McGovern, who has raised treatment funding from the federal government, toured the recovery center on Friday.
Seating was limited Friday night as Senator Elizabeth Warren’s book tour stopped at Mount Holyoke College.
22News went to the State House on Friday where Massachusetts lawmakers are crafting next year’s budget.
The Baker-Polito administration has taken a few steps to help conserve the public water supplies in western Massachusetts.
Funding helps communities to reduce energy costs, usage and emissions by investing in energy efficiency and renewable energy.
The Governor said drivers who had been blocked from driving for the ride-hailing companies have successfully appealed.
Some Massachusetts residents are calling on the state to change the way they set voter district boundaries.
22News explains how state leaders are working to make alternative energy resources more accessible.