Gov. Deval Patrick
Gov. Deval Patrick said a number of factors, including the handling of a case involving his brother-in-law, led to the decision to dismiss two top officials at the state’s sex offender registry board.
Gov. Deval Patrick said he will likely speak to Arthur T. Demoulas and Arthur S. Demoulas Wednesday as negotiations in the Market Basket saga reach a “critical point.”
Patrick said he has spoken to both sides and they have an understanding or are very close to a sale price.
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
Gov. Deval Patrick has a handful of bills on his desk awaiting his signature, including a proposed overhaul of Massachusetts’ gun laws.
Federal officials told Gov. Deval Patrick that due to fewer unaccompanied children apprehended at the border, they no longer are seeking facilities for temporary shelters.
Some politicians have joined with protesting Market Basket workers while others are sitting on the fence in what’s become a touchy election-year issue.
WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller sits down with Boston Globe political reporter Jim O’Sullivan on Keller @ Large.
The head of the Roman Catholic church in Boston is criticizing state lawmakers for acting “with unseemly haste” to tighten security around abortion clinics.
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill designed to tighten security around abortion clinics in Massachusetts.