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

Longtime Worcester Lawmaker John Binienda Dies

John Binienda, a 28-year member of the House of Representatives, was battling diabetes and kidney disease.

08/22/2014

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

House Votes To Raise Mass. Minimum Wage

A bill that raises the state’s minimum wage to $11 per hour by 2017 was approved Wednesday afternoon in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/18/2014

Rep. Carlos Henriquez at the State House, Jan. 24, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. House Expels Rep. Carlos Henriquez

The Massachusetts House voted to expel jailed state Rep. Carlos Henriquez on Thursday — something that has not happened in the chamber for nearly a century.

02/06/2014

State Rep. Dan Winslow

Winslow To Resign From Mass. House, Join Private Firm

State Rep. Daniel Winslow is resigning his seat in the state House of Representatives to accept a full-time post with a large software support company.

09/16/2013

Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney’s Sinking Ship

Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.

09/26/2012

Barney Frank (Photo credit KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Another Embarrassment For Congress

An apparent spat over legislative bragging rights caused a 10-term veteran of the chamber to violate the House civility rules by making a personal attack on another member.

03/08/2012

File Image (Photo by Scott Wintrow/Getty Images)

Mass. House Passes Expanded Gaming Bill

House Speaker Robert DeLeo says the bill will create an estimated 15,000 jobs in the state, and provide local aid to cities and towns.

09/14/2011

Tim Pawlenty (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Pawlenty Tells NH Reporters He Would Support Republican Budget Outline

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he supports House Republicans’ budget outline that makes cuts to the federal deficit as well as federal programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.

05/26/2011

In this Tuesday, May 3, 2011 photo former Rhode Island House Minority Leader Robert Watson, R-East Greenwich, left, speaks with R.I. House Speaker Gordon Fox, D-Providence, right, on the floor of the House Chamber, at the Statehouse, in Providence, R.I. Fox, the first openly gay lawmaker to lead a state House of Representatives, stunned many gay marriage supporters in Rhode Island when he announced said he'd back civil unions instead of gay marriage legislation. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

RI House Passes Same-Sex Civil Union Bill

Rhode Island’s House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed legislation allowing gay couples to enter into civil unions after a last-ditch effort to turn the initiative into a bill that would allow gay couples to marry failed.

05/19/2011

RI Lawmakers To Hold Hearings On Civil Unions

Rhode Island lawmakers plan to hold hearings on a bill creating civil unions for gay couples next week. The bill would give gay couples who form a civil union the same state rights given to married couples in Rhode Island.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/07/2011

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