Beacon Hill

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Tractor Trailer Crashes Onto Boston Common

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


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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.


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Lawmakers Kill Plan To Keep Boston Bars Open Later

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


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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.


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.


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.


Mass. House Speaker Robert DeLeo

DeLeo Discusses Goals For Legislative Session

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo outlined a legislative agenda Wednesday that included a minimum wage increase, stricter gun controls and a bill to address domestic violence.


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Bill Would Require Juvenile Killers To Serve At Least 35 Years

State lawmakers are pushing a bill through Beacon Hill in the wake of a controversial ruling last month by the state’s Supreme Judicial Court.


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Bill Would Ban Fracking In Massachusetts For 10 Years

A bill aimed at temporarily banning the natural gas drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing — or fracking — is making its way through the Massachusetts Statehouse.


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Mass. Gov. Patrick To Switch Offices During Renovation

Gov. Deval Patrick will be leaving a spiffy executive suite for his Statehouse successor.





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