“I felt very strongly that this is something that should never have been to the ballot box,” DeLeo said.
Mayor Alex Morse officially became the first mayor in Massachusetts to endorse Question 4, which is to legalize recreational marijuana.
The MBTA faces an additional financial hurdle this year as projected sales tax revenue for the transit agency has dropped about $32 million.
A consultant brought in to oversee the MBTA’s cash handling operations has botched the operation according to the Union President.
Education and religious advocates called for the relocation of a portrait depicting the state’s twenty-third governor, referring to him as “…
It will soon be against the law for companies to pay women less than men for comparable work.
Top state leaders had 6 key pieces of legislation they wanted to see become law, but lawmakers were only able to agree on 6 bills.
Drivers for rideshare services will have to submit to two background checks, but they will not have to be fingerprinted.
A bill passed by the Legislature Sunday expands Massachusetts’ reliance on alternative energy sources.
Non-compete clauses restrict the ability of workers to leave a company and immediately go to work for or start a competing firm.
State lawmakers were able to pass a bill regulating ride-sharing companies like Uber and an economic development bill before midnight.
House and Senate gaveled-in a rare Sunday formal session to get last-minute bills to Governor Baker’s desk.
Baker has been participating in conference calls every few hours with Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, senior staff and Cabinet secretaries.
Sunday is the last day for Massachusetts lawmakers to finalize several major pieces of legislation before the end of session.
For months, Democratic legislative leaders thought they could take care of some of the most important legislative business.
DeLeo said Saturday afternoon that he has confidence in one deal getting finalized quickly, while the others remain “in play.”
Conference committee members facing deadlines this weekend to complete work on major bills are “working like crazy”.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins said most of the 1,000 inmates he oversees are black or Latino.
House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise bill aimed at modernizing municipal government functions across Mass.
Rosenberg said he wasn’t sure deals would be reached on all five and suggested the pace of House activity this session had added another hur…