The spending plan was approved on a unanimous vote Wednesday after three days of debate.
Lawmakers have filed more than 1,000 proposed amendments to a nearly $38 billion state budget proposal.
The Massachusetts Freedom of Information Alliance says a proposed bill would eliminate technological and administrative barriers to obtaining public records.
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.
Winthrop Democrat Robert DeLeo was re-elected to serve as House Speaker.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is winding down his first year in office and looking ahead to 2015.
Thanks to candidate Evan Falchuk gaining 3 percent of the vote, the United Independent Party joins Democrats and Republicans as Massachusetts political parties.
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.
A member of Massachusetts Gov.-elect Charlie Baker’s transition team has stepped down following questions of unpaid taxes.
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.