House Of Representatives

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

Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Mass. House Passes $30 Billion Budget That Slashes Medicaid Funding

The Massachusetts House has approved a $30.4 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1.


State workers rallied as the New Hampshire House voted on its version of the state budget.

NH House Okays Budget That Targets Collective Bargaining Rights

The NH House of Representatives voted for a budget that would essentially eliminate collective bargaining.


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Rep. Keating Named To 3 House Committees

U.S. Rep. Bill Keating, state’s newest member of Congress, has found out which committees he’ll be sitting on when he returns to Washington.


WBZ TV's Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with MIRA's Lauren Powers about the DREAM Act.

The DREAM Act – A Holiday Wish for Many Young People in America

The DREAM Act is one of the hottest topics of debate right now. The bill was passed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday December 8th and now it’s in the hands of the Senate. […]