Robert DeLeo

Medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Senate President Weighs Nonbinding 2016 Marijuana Question

State Senate President Stan Rosenberg says lawmakers should consider putting a nonbinding question on the 2016 ballot asking voters if they would support legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.

06/01/2015

(WBZ-TV)

Public Hearing Scheduled For Gov. Baker’s MBTA Overhaul Bill

Baker filed the bill after Boston’s record-setting snowfall.

05/24/2015

Mass. House Speaker Robert DeLeo. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. House Speaker Asks Court To Sort Out Tax Dispute With Senate

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.

05/22/2015

Mass. House Speaker Robert DeLeo. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. House Votes To Eliminate Speaker Term Limits

Massachusetts lawmakers have voted to eliminate term limits for state House speakers.

01/29/2015

House Speaker Robert DeLeo. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. House To Debate Ending Term Limits On Speaker

Massachusetts House lawmakers are being asked to consider lifting the rule that limits House speakers to four two-year terms.

01/28/2015

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Rosenberg Elected Mass. Senate President, DeLeo Re-Elected As House Speaker

Winthrop Democrat Robert DeLeo was re-elected to serve as House Speaker.

01/07/2015

Governor-elect Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Governor-Elect Charlie Baker Vows To Restore Economic Order

Governor-elect Charlie Baker is vowing to use his executive power to help companies in Massachusetts.

11/10/2014

Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Governor-Elect Charlie Baker Meeting With Statehouse Leaders

Governor-elect Charlie Baker is meeting with legislative leaders at the Statehouse.

11/10/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Mass. Lawmakers Eye $40M In Statehouse Repairs

Massachusetts lawmakers are hoping to spend as much as $40 million to upgrade the House and Senate chambers at the Statehouse.

07/29/2014

Mass. House Speaker Robert DeLeo. (WBZ-TV)

DeLeo Claims Vindication But Slams Prosecutors In Probation Jobs Case

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.

07/25/2014

more