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Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

DeLeo, Coakley Unveil Domestic Violence Bill After Martel Murder

House Speaker Robert DeLeo says he hopes to make Massachusetts one of the strongest states in the nation for how it deals with domestic violence.

04/01/2014

Money Roll

DeLeo Calls For Hike In Minimum Wage

House Speaker Robert DeLeo is proposing a new minimum wage of $10.50 per hour in Massachusetts, to be phased in over three years.

03/13/2014

Gambling, Betting, Casinos

Springfield Fights Repeal Of Mass. Casino Law

The city of Springfield is asking the state’s highest court to keep a proposed repeal of the Massachusetts casino gambling law off the November state ballot.

02/20/2014

Speaker: House Will Pass Municipal Health Care Reform This Year

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo says a plan to revamp the health care system for municipal employees will be passed by the House in time for the next fiscal year that starts July 1.

03/15/2011

Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

New Probe Of Probation Dept Underway

A day after Massachusetts’ top court released a scathing report on the hiring practices at the Probation Department, the state inspector general said he’s forging ahead with his own probe.

11/20/2010

Gov. refiling casino bill as blaming begins

The blame game swung into full fervor Monday as Massachusetts politicians tried to position themselves amid a stalemate over legislation proposing to bring casino gambling to the state.

08/02/2010

Legislative leaders meeting on casino bills

Senate leaders tried Wednesday to break a legislative logjam over a proposed gambling expansion in Massachusetts, offering two options to their House counterparts.

07/28/2010

Gov.: Casino compromise in the works

  The legislative session ends at the end of the month and because the governor needs ten days to consider a bill, it’s coming down to the wire for passage of a casino bill this […]

07/15/2010

Gov. Patrick talks about economy, police details, casinos and campaign ads

  Some 40 governors from across the country are in Boston this weekend for the annual summer meeting of the National Governors Association.

07/09/2010