A legislative stalemate over raising the gas tax and legalizing a casino could jeopardize the state’s biggest transportation priority and drive highway contractors out of New Hampshire to look for work in nearby states willing to fund infrastructure improvements.
Tissue thin gold leaf will be applied to cover the tarnished under-layer of copper and restore the luster to New Hampshire’s Civil War-era Statehouse dome in a makeover starting this fall.
The Massachusetts House and Senate have agreed on a plan to raise $500 million to fund the state’s transportation system.
Massachusetts legislators and top state officials are getting a pay cut.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has given final approval to legislation that seeks to prevent home foreclosures by forcing mortgage lenders to offer modifications on certain “risky” loans.
With the current legislative session set to end Tuesday at midnight, Massachusetts lawmakers have just a few days left to debate and vote on many high-profile bills.
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.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is filing a heap of legislation aimed at allowing the city to better address rising costs.
The state’s top political leaders are forming a commission to develop legislation that will overhaul the troubled Massachusetts Probation Department.