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Daily Talker: $40 Million Requested To Renovate Chambers At State House

Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo is defending a plan to spend up to $20 million on upgrades to the House chambers.

“We’ve got a lot of repairs that need to be done, anywhere from the roof to the floor,” DeLeo told the Boston Globe. He also says wiring and flooring issues need to be fixed.

5 hours ago

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Mass. Lawmakers Eye $40M In Statehouse Repairs

Massachusetts lawmakers are hoping to spend as much as $40 million to upgrade the House and Senate chambers at the Statehouse.

17 hours ago

Massachusetts Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr of Gloucester sat down to discuss issues with Jon Keller. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Mass. Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr

WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller sat down with Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr of Gloucester.

07/27/2014

Pedestrians in Beacon Hill
(WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Beacon Hill Residents Fight Against Upgrading Handicap Ramps

Residents of the Boston neighborhood are fighting the mayor’s plan to upgrade handicap ramps on sidewalks there.

07/23/2014

(Photo courtesy: @goodrica ‏/Twitter)

Tractor Trailer Crashes Onto Boston Common

It took several hours for crews to remove a tractor trailer that crashed onto Boston Common Thursday afternoon.

07/17/2014

File image (Credit: iStockphoto)

Mass. Senate Turns Down Charter School Expansion

The state Senate has rejected a bill that would have allowed for an expansion of charter schools in Boston and several other urban communities.

07/16/2014

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Kill Plan To Keep Boston Bars Open Later

Massachusetts lawmakers have killed the proposal to let Boston bars stay open later.

06/30/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Beacon Hill Rushing To Pass Mass. Budget

Massachusetts lawmakers are rushing to get a final state budget approved as the clock ticks down on the end of the 2014 fiscal year.

06/28/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Beacon Hill To Hold St. Patrick’s Day Hearing On “Green” Bills

Massachusetts lawmakers are taking advantage of St. Patrick’s Day to hold a hearing on a series of “green bills” related to the environment.

03/15/2014

Vladimir Romanov (Suffolk County DA)

Russian Man Arrested Outside John Kerry’s Home Indicted On Child Porn Charges

A Russian national arrested last summer after taking photos in front of Secretary of State John Kerry’s Beacon Hill home has now been indicted on child pornography charges.

02/26/2014

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