Beacon Hill Leaders Looking To Reduce Prison Recidivism RateBaker released a new report recommending steps to address the problem, from strengthening programs designed to help former inmates once they're released, to spending more money on substance abuse and work training programs.
Keller @ Large: Will Pay Raise Vote Come Back To Haunt Legislators?It's a done deal. Eighteen million dollars worth of pay raises for legislators, judicial branch officials and constitutional officers are in the pipeline.
Lawmakers Vote To Override Gov. Baker's Veto Of Pay RaisesMassachusetts lawmakers have voted to overturn Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's veto of Beacon Hill pay raises.
Mass. Lawmakers To Weigh Next Year's Tax ProjectionThe lengthy process of crafting the state's annual budget in Massachusetts is beginning anew on Beacon Hill.
Anti-Hate Rally Held At State HouseStanding up and speaking out against hate, several groups from all races and religions rallied on the steps of state house Monday afternoon.
Massachusetts Wrestles To Adapt To Post-Obama WashingtonFor the past eight years, Massachusetts enjoyed a special rapport with the White House, fueled by the friendship between former Gov. Deval Patrick and fellow Democrat President Barack Obama. Those days are fading fast.
Uber Driver Crashes Into Beacon Hill HomeTwo people were taken to the hospital after a SUV crashed into a Beacon Hill building Wednesday afternoon.
New England Governors, Eastern Canadian Premiers To Meet At StatehouseGov. Charlie Baker is rolling out the red carpet for the 40th Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers this week to discuss issues ranging from energy needs to new technologies.
Family Of Duck Boat Crash Victim Supports New Safety ProposalsAllison Warmuth was struck by a Boston Duck Tours vehicle on April 30. Her parents joined lawmakers at a news conference on Wednesday to announce the filing of the bill.
Hundreds Of Immigrants Planning To Lobby Lawmakers On Beacon Hill MondayMonday's Statehouse lobbying day is being organized by the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition.
Lawmakers To Hear Charter School, Common Core Ballot Question ProposalsTwo proposed ballot questions that could strongly influence public education in Massachusetts will be aired on Beacon Hill Monday.
Democratic Official Faults Gov. Charlie Baker On GOP FlyerThe chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party is faulting Gov. Charlie Baker for calling on fellow Republicans to end the so-called "Democratic culture of corruption on Beacon Hill."