Governor’s Council

Parole Board

Mass. Parole Rate Raises Questions About New Board

Massachusetts Parole Board Chairman Joshua Wall says the board has established guidelines to make more informed decisions but some are concerned too few prisoners are being paroled.


Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Bill Aims To Get Rid of Governor’s Council

A legislative panel will hear from the public Thursday as it weighs a string of proposed state constitutional amendments – including eliminating the Governor’s Council.


Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court nominee Fernande "Nan" Duffly. (Photo credit: Matt Bennett/Governor's Office)

Governor’s Council Approves Duffly For Mass. SJC

The Governor’s Council is deciding whether Appeals Court Associate Justice Fernande “Nan” Duffly will be elevated to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.