Boston Mayor Marty Walsh
The bill stiffens penalties for some gun-based crimes, creates a Web portal for real-time background checks in private gun sales, and calls for creation of a firearms trafficking unit in the state
Wednesdays With Walsh.
Lawmakers are pledging to increase treatment and recovery services in the Boston area.
Mayor Martin Walsh says he will sign an ordinance that bars city police from detaining people suspected of being in the U.S. illegally unless they are wanted for serious crimes
State gambling regulators agreed Thursday to consider Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s bid to have the city declared a host community for resort casino proposals in the neighboring cities of Everett and Revere, a designation that, if granted, would give Boston voters the ability to kill the projects.