Massachusetts Politics

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Mass. House Members Approve $38 Billion Budget

The spending plan was approved on a unanimous vote Wednesday after three days of debate.

04/29/2015

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Mass. Lawmakers Work To Amend $38 Billion Budget Proposal

Lawmakers have filed more than 1,000 proposed amendments to a nearly $38 billion state budget proposal.

04/25/2015

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Freedom Of Information Group Hoping To Modernize Mass. Public Records Law

The Massachusetts Freedom of Information Alliance says a proposed bill would eliminate technological and administrative barriers to obtaining public records.

03/14/2015

Medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Mass. Bill Would Allow Marijuana To Be Taxed, Regulated Like Alcohol

A group of 15 lawmakers have proposed a bill that would allow adults 21 years or older to possess and grow limited amounts of marijuana.

03/13/2015

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Rosenberg Elected Mass. Senate President, DeLeo Re-Elected As House Speaker

Winthrop Democrat Robert DeLeo was re-elected to serve as House Speaker.

01/07/2015

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (WBZ-TV)

Mayor Walsh Looks Back At First Year, Previews Year Two In Office

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is winding down his first year in office and looking ahead to 2015.

12/10/2014

Evan Falchuk during the WBZ debate. (Photo by Peter Casey/WBZ NewsRadio)

United Independent Party Gains Official Status In Massachusetts

Thanks to candidate Evan Falchuk gaining 3 percent of the vote, the United Independent Party joins Democrats and Republicans as Massachusetts political parties.

12/08/2014

Governor-elect Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: One-On-One With Governor-Elect Charlie Baker

During this Sunday’s Keller @ Large, Baker sat down for a one-on-one interview with WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller to lay out his plans for the beginning of his term.

11/16/2014

Governor-elect Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Report: Member Of Gov.-Elect Charlie Baker’s Transition Team Resigns

A member of Massachusetts Gov.-elect Charlie Baker’s transition team has stepped down following questions of unpaid taxes.

11/15/2014

Jim O'Sullivan and Joe Mathieu. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Breaking Down Election Day’s Tight Races

WBZ political analyst Jon Keller sat down with Jim O’Sullivan, a political writer for the Boston Globe, and WBZ NewsRadio 1030 morning news anchor Joe Mathieu.

11/02/2014

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