Maura Healey

Julie (L) and Hillary Goodridge attend a group photo on May 17, 2005 to celebrate the first anniversary of the passing of the same sex marriage law. The Goodridges were the first couple to be married under the law in the state of Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Mass. Gay Marriage Pioneers Emotional After Supreme Court Ruling

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.

06/26/2015

People celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on June 26, 2015 after its historic decision on gay marriage. (Photo credit MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court: Same-Sex Couples Have Right To Marry In All 50 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.

06/26/2015

Gov, Baker announced his plan to fight opioid abuse Monday at the State House. (WBZ-TV)

Baker: $27 Million Needed To Fight Deadly Painkiller Addiction Epidemic

Gov. Baker said he expected the overall task force plan to require about $27 million in new state funding to implement.

06/22/2015

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State Investigations Into Local Casino Industry Dismissed

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.

06/18/2015

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Hyannis Doctor Indicted For Illegally Prescribing Oxycodone, Defrauding MassHealth

A doctor on the Cape has been indicted for illegally prescribing Oxycodone and defrauding the state’s Medicaid program.

05/18/2015

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Paid Sick Time Law May Be Delayed For Some Employers

The so-called “safe harbor” provision was backed by business groups.

05/18/2015

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images for EMILY's List)

AG Healey Reviewing Pay Equity, OKs 6-Week Parental Leave

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.

05/12/2015

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. AG: NFL Spent More Time On DeflateGate Than Domestic Violence

Domestic violence and sexual assault problems are “rampant in the league,” Healey said.

05/12/2015

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AG Issues Regs For Massachusetts Sick Time Law

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.

05/03/2015

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images for EMILY's List)

Healey Optimistic Supreme Court Will Approve Gay Marriage

Healey was in the courtroom Tuesday when the nation’s highest court heard arguments in four states’ same-sex marriage cases.

04/28/2015

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