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.
Federal prosecutors continue to smear House Speaker Robert DeLeo as casually as internet trolls drop their slander in an online comments section.
In an exclusive interview House Speaker Robert DeLeo says the federal claims have taken a personal toll.
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is strongly denying claims made by prosecutors at the federal trial of the state’s former probation commissioner that DeLeo traded jobs for votes.