Beacon Hill

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.

07/29/2014

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

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.

01/29/2014

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