Massachusetts Politics

Gov. Baker Has No Interest In White House RunMassachusetts voters hoping to cast a ballot for presidential candidate Charlie Baker will have to set their sights on someone else.
Mass. House Members Approve $38 Billion BudgetThe spending plan was approved on a unanimous vote Wednesday after three days of debate.
Mass. Lawmakers Work To Amend $38 Billion Budget ProposalLawmakers have filed more than 1,000 proposed amendments to a nearly $38 billion state budget proposal.
Freedom Of Information Group Hoping To Modernize Mass. Public Records LawThe Massachusetts Freedom of Information Alliance says a proposed bill would eliminate technological and administrative barriers to obtaining public records.
Mass. Bill Would Allow Marijuana To Be Taxed, Regulated Like AlcoholA group of 15 lawmakers have proposed a bill that would allow adults 21 years or older to possess and grow limited amounts of marijuana.
Rosenberg Elected Mass. Senate President, DeLeo Re-Elected As House SpeakerWinthrop Democrat Robert DeLeo was re-elected to serve as House Speaker.
Mayor Walsh Looks Back At First Year, Previews Year Two In OfficeBoston Mayor Marty Walsh is winding down his first year in office and looking ahead to 2015.
United Independent Party Gains Official Status In MassachusettsThanks to candidate Evan Falchuk gaining 3 percent of the vote, the United Independent Party joins Democrats and Republicans as Massachusetts political parties.
Keller @ Large: One-On-One With Governor-Elect Charlie BakerDuring 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.
Report: Member Of Gov.-Elect Charlie Baker's Transition Team ResignsA member of Massachusetts Gov.-elect Charlie Baker's transition team has stepped down following questions of unpaid taxes.
Keller @ Large: Breaking Down Election Day's Tight RacesWBZ 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.
Keller @ Large: Question 1 Comes Down To Roads And RevenueGeoff Diehl and Joe Curtatone debate the merits of Question 1 on the November 4 ballot.