Baker filed the bill after Boston’s record-setting snowfall.
Amid legislative work on a budget, Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is asking the state’s highest court to weigh in on a Senate-approved measure to freeze the state income tax rate at 5.15 percent while gradually increasing the earned income tax credit for low-income working families.
Massachusetts lawmakers have voted to eliminate term limits for state House speakers.
Massachusetts House lawmakers are being asked to consider lifting the rule that limits House speakers to four two-year terms.
Winthrop Democrat Robert DeLeo was re-elected to serve as House Speaker.
Governor-elect Charlie Baker is vowing to use his executive power to help companies in Massachusetts.
Governor-elect Charlie Baker is meeting with legislative leaders at the Statehouse.
Massachusetts lawmakers are hoping to spend as much as $40 million to upgrade the House and Senate chambers at the Statehouse.
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is still seething over what he sees as the unfair smearing of his name during the trial of John O’Brien in a probations jobs scandal.
Former state probation commissioner John O’Brien has been found guilty in a scheme to rig the agency’s hiring process to favor applicants who had the backing of powerful state legislators, often at the expense of more qualified job candidates.