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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Baker Presses Boston Olympic Bid Organizers On Planning

Gov. Charlie Baker is calling on the organizing group for Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid to finish and make public its detailed plan for hosting the games within the next month.


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Massachusetts Home Care Workers Press For $15 Per Hour Wage

The state’s minimum wage is $9 an hour.


A snow pile in Copley Square on February 16, 2015. (Photo credit: Julie Loncich-WBZ-TV)

Feds Deny Massachusetts’ Bid To Extend Snow Disaster Aid

Gov. Baker says he’s disappointed with FEMA’s decision.


Gov. Charlie Baker (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Baker Urges Lawmakers To Approve MBTA Overhaul

Gov. Charlie Baker is making a full-court press for his plan to create a temporary finance control board and take other steps to overhaul the MBTA.



Public Can Weigh In On Gov. Baker’s Transit Bill At Hearing

Gov. Charlie Baker’s plan to overhaul management of the state’s transit system is the subject of a public hearing this week.


Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Baker Names 5 Members To State Transportation Board

Gov. Charlie Baker has named five members to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s board of directors.


U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy (WBZ-TV)

US Rep. Kennedy: Time To Strengthen Transgender Protections

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy is pressing state lawmakers to approve legislation strengthening legal protections for transgender people.


(Photo credit Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ NewsRadio1030)

Film Students, Profs Say State Should Keep Tax Credit

Film students and professors from more than a dozen colleges and universities in Massachusetts are urging lawmakers to keep the state’s film tax credit.



Lawmakers Reviewing Gov. Baker’s MBTA Plan

Some lawmakers are expressing reservations about a key aspect of Gov. Charlie Baker’s plan to overhaul the MBTA.


Charlie Baker after his buzz cut. (WBZ-TV)

Baker Proposes Overhaul Of Mass. Transit System

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is proposing major changes to Boston’s public transit system after pounding snowstorms this winter slowed the nation’s oldest subway system to a crawl, frustrating hundreds of thousands of riders.