On Beacon Hill, Tense Wait For SJC 'Millionaire Tax' RulingAll eyes are on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court as it determines the fate of a proposed constitutional amendment that would impose a 4 percent surtax on any portion of an individual's annual income that exceeds $1 million.
Weighing Risks, Massachusetts Lawmakers In No Rush On Sports WageringMassachusetts has plenty to gain or lose as policymakers weigh the state's response to the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on sports betting.
Keller @ Large: Michael Dukakis On The State Of The Democratic PartyWhat is the state of the Democratic party at the local and national level? A man with experience at both levels weighed in on that topic.
Harriette Chandler To Remain Mass. Senate President For Rest Of 2018Massachusetts Senate Democrats have decided to put off a decision on a new leader for the chamber until after the current legislative session.
Mass. Lawmakers Launch Review After State House Harassment AllegationsMassachusetts House Speaker Bob DeLeo has ordered a review of policies after a newspaper column where a dozen women say they were harassed at the State House over the last two decades.
Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Massachusetts Becoming 'Sanctuary State'Immigrants and advocacy groups plan to press their case to make Massachusetts a so-called sanctuary state.
Massachusetts Democrats Strategize At Annual Convention In WorcesterMassachusetts Democrats are flocking to their annual state convention to debate a new party platform and strategize ways to unseat Republican Gov. Charlie Baker.
Keller @ Large: Is Presidential Speculation Affecting Warren?Rumors of a 2020 presidential run for Sen. Elizabeth Warren could be concerning to local constituents.
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.