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Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo (credit: CBS)

Speaker DeLeo: No New Taxes In Mass. Budget

Massachusetts Speaker Robert DeLeo says the House of Representative’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year will not rely on any new taxes or fees.


Gov. Deval Patrick and Senate President Therese Murray light the menorah at the Statehouse.

Mass. Lawmakers Mark Beginning Of Hanukkah At Statehouse

Massachusetts political leaders are marking the first night of Hanukkah with the annual menorah lighting at the Statehouse.


State Representative Charley Murphy has stepped down from the Majority Whip position. (Photo from Facebook)

Beacon Hill Controversy: Whip Resigns Over Speaker Comments

A member of Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo’s leadership team has stepped down.


Deval Patrick signs the casino bill into law.

Gov. Patrick Signs Bill Legalizing 3 Casinos, 1 Slots Parlor

GGov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill legalizing casinos in Mass. that supporters say will create 1000′s of jobs while generating hundreds of millions in revenues.


House Speaker Robert DeLeo

Keller @ Large: DeLeo Talks Casino Gambling In Massachusetts

The house has voted to roll the dice on a new measure that would legalize several new casinos here in Massachusetts. Jon Keller is at large.


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Mass. House Passes Expanded Gaming Bill

House Speaker Robert DeLeo says the bill will create an estimated 15,000 jobs in the state, and provide local aid to cities and towns.


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Mass. Lawmakers Start Expanded Casino Gaming Debate

The Massachusetts House of Representatives has started debating the gambling bill that would bring three casinos and a slot parlor to the state.


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Amidst Criticism, Mass. Lawmakers Talk Casino Bill

A coalition of gambling opponents is calling on lawmakers to oppose the state’s latest gaming bill that would bring three casinos and a slot parlor to Massachusetts.


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Mass. Lawmakers Again Weighing Plans To Legalize Casinos

Massachusetts political leaders are donning their poker faces as they try to cut a deal legalizing casino gambling after years of noisy disagreements.


Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo (credit: CBS)

Speaker DeLeo Proposes Ban On Cyber Cafe Gambling

House Speaker Robert DeLeo says businesses allegedly running illegal online gambling programs are scamming customers out of money.