Massachusetts Senate

Senate Bill Seeks To Stem Tide Of Deadly Drug AbuseMassachusetts Senate leaders are putting the finishing touches on a wide-ranging bill aimed at reversing a troubling increase in opioid-related overdoses and deaths.
Mass. Drug Offenders Could Retain Drivers' Licenses Under BillThose convicted of drug crimes would no longer have their drivers' licenses automatically suspended under a bill unanimously approved by the Massachusetts Senate.
Senate OKs Bill Banning Teens Under 18 From Tanning SalonsThe Massachusetts Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill that would bar anyone under age 18 from using tanning beds.
Rosenberg Elected Mass. Senate President, DeLeo Re-Elected As House SpeakerWinthrop Democrat Robert DeLeo was re-elected to serve as House Speaker.
Mass. Senate Passes Bill Naming Rex Trailer State’s Official CowboyTrailer hosted the popular children’s television show “Boomtown,” on WBZ-TV from 1956 to 1974.
Mass. Bill Aims To Strengthen Water InfrastructureLeaders in the Massachusetts Senate are proposing a bill designed to help improve the state's water and sewer infrastructure.
Ted Kennedy Jr. Considering Mass. Senate RunFormer U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy says his Connecticut-based brother, Ted Kennedy Jr., is considering running for the likely soon-to-be-vacant Massachusetts Senate seat.
Keller @ Large With Toucher & Rich: 'No One Has A Clue' Who Will Win ElectionWBZ-TV and WBZ NewsRadio 1030 political analyst Jon Keller joined 98.5 The Sports Hub's Toucher & Rich Tuesday morning to make sense of all the big races.
Mass. GOP Senators Call For Commuter Rail HearingsThe four GOP Massachusetts Senators are calling for legislative oversight hearings on the spate of recent service interruptions and mechanical failures at the MBTA.
Wilkerson Sentenced To 3 1/2 Years Behind BarsA former Massachusetts state senator convicted of corruption after being videotaped stuffing bribe money into her bra is returning to the federal court in Boston court for sentencing.