There’s a local pushback against a new Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission rule that many local brewers fear could put them out of business.
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill allowing the state’s racetracks to continue simulcasting greyhound and horse races from other states for another six months.
Mayors from across Massachusetts are calling upon national lawmakers to reach a deal in the debt ceiling talks.
Mass. lawmakers were set to discuss a bill on Thursday that focuses on bullying in the workplace.
New Hampshire lawmakers are planning on filing legislation named after toddler Caylee Anthony that would make it a crime to fail to report a child’s disappearance.
A Massachusetts lawmakers has proposed legislation to allow fireworks into the state.
The Committee on the Judiciary held a public hearing Wednesday at the Statehouse to hear testimony on a bill that would add the words “gender identity or expression” to the state’s existing nondiscrimination laws.
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.
Rhode Island would be the first state to prohibit people under 18 from using tanning salons under a proposal passed by the state Senate.
Rhode Island lawmakers will soon take up legislation that could delay the release of a man convicted of killing a 5-year-old to give officials more time to review his case.