Hillary Goodridge, a woman who helped legalize gay marriage in Massachusetts said she “burst into tears” after hearing the Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples now have the right to marry throughout the United States.
The United States Supreme Court overturned bans on same-sex marriage Friday, which means gay couples now have the right to marry in all 50 states.
Gov. Baker said he expected the overall task force plan to require about $27 million in new state funding to implement.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s office says it won’t take any action on a complaint an Indian tribe filed against state gambling regulators.
A doctor on the Cape has been indicted for illegally prescribing Oxycodone and defrauding the state’s Medicaid program.
The so-called “safe harbor” provision was backed by business groups.
Attorney General Maura Healey is allowing new parents in her office up to six weeks of paid parental leave — including parents who adopt or participate in foster care.
Domestic violence and sexual assault problems are “rampant in the league,” Healey said.
The state is moving closer to implementing a voter-approved law that would allow most Massachusetts workers to accrue up to 40 hours of paid sick time in a year.
Healey was in the courtroom Tuesday when the nation’s highest court heard arguments in four states’ same-sex marriage cases.