Massachusetts lawmakers are considering a bill that would legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes.
A state representative from Danvers is proposing legislation he says will prevent boiler explosions like the one that leveled a Danvers neighborhood five years ago.
New Hampshire rarely expands its death penalty statute, but the brutal machete and knife attack that killed a mother in her bed and severely wounded her daughter could move lawmakers to add home invasion killings to the short list of crimes punishable by death.
A Massachusetts legislative committee is hearing testimony from supporters and opponents of casino gambling.
New Hampshire’s Senate voted unanimously on Wednesday to reject changes to the state’s anti-bullying law that received strong support from the House.
Some Rhode Island lawmakers are looking to outlaw illegible writing by physicians.
NH House passed a bill that would cut the rate 10 cents to $1.68 per pack in hopes of attracting smokers from surrounding states with higher taxes.
New Hampshire’s House has voted to reverse a landmark 1997 New Hampshire Supreme Court ruling that required the state to adequately fund public education.
New Hampshire lawmakers hoping to vote on 250 bills, plan to stay late Wednesday night after the house had already promised the room to another organization for Thursday.
Lawmakers have being urged to take quick action to remove unsafe, abandoned and obsolete dams that threaten public safety or wildlife habitats in Massachusetts.