Democrat Gonzalez Says Gov. Baker Fails Leadership TestJay Gonzalez is training for next month's Boston Marathon but he's already begun a grueling political race with an equally uphill course.
Gov. Baker Tours Mock-Up Of New MBTA TrainsGov. Charlie Baker paid a visit Tuesday morning to the MBTA's rail yard to see a mock-up of the new Red and Orange Line cars that will be joining the fleet over the next several years.
Baker: GOP Health Care Bill Could Cost Massachusetts $1.5 Billion By 2022The GOP-backed health care bill before the U.S. House could cost Massachusetts at least $1.5 billion in annual federal payments within five years, according to the governor.
Trump Jokes Abound At South Boston St. Patrick's BreakfastCity Councilor Tito Jackson's challenge of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for his job this year was a frequent topic of jokes at the annual St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast, where Massachusetts politicians traded barbs and zingers Sunday morning.
Gov. Baker Dogged By Proposal To End Commuter Rail ServiceLike many governors before him, Gov. Charlie Baker is finding out the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's travails go beyond the occasional delayed train.
Blizzard Declared In Lawrence As Storm Dumps Heavy Snow Across Southern New EnglandRoads around the Commonwealth were dangerous Tuesday as the winter storm dumped snow across the northeast Tuesday.
Gov. Baker To Welcome Irish Prime Minister To State HouseOn Monday Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, both Republicans, will host Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Irish Ambassador to the United States Anne Anderson at the Statehouse.
MBTA Control Board Seeks 2 More Years For Transit TurnaroundWord that the management control board overseeing the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority plans to stay in business for two additional years is being viewed as both a sign of progress and a realization that problems plaguing the nation's fifth-largest transit system are far from fixed.
We're #1: US News & World Report Ranks Massachusetts Best StateIn a glowing report citing education, health care, and the economy, US News & World Report ranked Massachusetts the best state in the nation in a study released Tuesday.
Gov. Baker, Ivanka Trump Discussed Opioid Crisis At NGA DinnerGov. Charlie Baker says he discussed America's opioid crisis with Ivanka Trump during a National Governors Association dinner in Washington.
Would Massachusetts Fight A Federal Crackdown On Recreational Marijuana?Will Massachusetts, where recreational marijuana is now legal, fight any federal crackdown on the industry after White House spokesman Sean Spicer said they should expect to see stepped-up enforcement of anti-pot laws?
Gov. Baker: MBTA To Launch Search For Permanent General ManagerGov. Charlie Baker says he will hire an outside firm to help in the search for a permanent chief of the MBTA and extend the transit agency's fiscal control board until 2020.