Massachusetts Politics

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Gov. Baker Has No Interest In White House Run

Massachusetts voters hoping to cast a ballot for presidential candidate Charlie Baker will have to set their sights on someone else.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.