Big Changes Or Small Tweaks? Lawmakers To Revisit Mass. Pot LawLegislative leaders have made clear they are not through with making changes to the voter-approved recreational marijuana initiative, but it remains to be seen whether future action amounts to an overhaul of or a mere tinkering with the new law.
Mass. Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Pay Equity BillMen and women would move closer to equal pay in the workplace under a bill that has landed on Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's desk.
All Eyes On Selection Of Massachusetts GOP DelegatesThe possibility of a contested Republican convention looms, which means the 22 Massachusetts delegates pledged to Donald Trump are not guaranteed.
Proposed Bill Would Make 21 Legal Age To Buy Tobacco In MassachusettsAs Boston considers raising the legal age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products in the city from 18 to 21, Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing the possibility of a making such a change on a statewide basis.
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.