Advocates say more than 2,000 young children in Massachusetts will not be going back to school next week because federal budget cuts have reduced the number of slots available in the Head Start program.
Congress and the White House have just four days to stop $85 billion in automatic spending cuts, known as the sequester.
The White House says Massachusetts could lose tens of millions of dollars for education, environmental protection, and child care if automatic federal budget cuts take effect as scheduled.
A Massachusetts State Police task force that hunts down hot wheels, like a pricey Bentley that was stolen thousands of miles away may soon be history, the I-Team has learned.
Massachusetts’ two top lawmakers are handing out raises to hundreds of staffers even as the state faces declining revenues that could force budget cuts.
As Washington struggles to come up with a plan to fix the national budget, is Elizabeth Warren in sync with John Kerry on what to do about it? Jon Keller is at large.
With Congress expected to gut a federal home heating aid program and fall just beginning, New England states are preparing to reduce benefits or the number of households receiving help.
The MBTA could be making some major financial changes in the next few years.
Jay Gonzalez, the state’s budget chief says he is relieved with the action taken in Washington, but uncertain about what is ahead.
A question for the powers-that-be. Do you really care enough about the people who really need our tax dollars to make sure every last one of them goes where it should?