Democrats DeLeo, Rosenberg Keep Legislative Leadership PostsThe Massachusetts Legislature has opened a new session by re-electing Democrat Robert DeLeo as House speaker and Democrat Stan Rosenberg as Senate president.
Gov. Baker Open To Negotiations With Legislature On T ReformGov. Charlie Baker says he's open to negotiations with the Legislature on how best to overhaul the MBTA, but continues to insist his administration have the tools it needs to fix the ailing transit system.
Mass. Legislature To Celebrate Historic King SpeechMassachusetts is preparing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of civil rights leader Martin Luther King's address to the state Legislature.
NH Lawmaker Stalemate Could Cause Spike In Infrastructure CostsA 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.
NH State House Dome To Get A Gold MakeoverTissue 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.
House-Senate Plan Would Raise $500 Million For TransportationThe Massachusetts House and Senate have agreed on a plan to raise $500 million to fund the state’s transportation system.
Patrick, Lawmakers To Take Small Pay CutMassachusetts legislators and top state officials are getting a pay cut.
Governor Signs Bill To Help Homeowners Facing ForeclosureMassachusetts 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.
Several High Profile Bills Untouched As Legislative Session Nears EndWith 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.
NH House Votes To Reverse Ruling For Adequate School FundingNew Hampshire's House has voted to reverse a landmark 1997 New Hampshire Supreme Court ruling that required the state to adequately fund public education.
NH Lawmakers To Work Late Wednesday... Because Of Poetry ContestNew 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.
Menino Unveils Annual Legislative PrioritiesBoston Mayor Thomas Menino is filing a heap of legislation aimed at allowing the city to better address rising costs.

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