Delegates to the Republican state convention strongly backed Charlie Baker for their party’s gubernatorial nomination on Saturday, and conservative tea party member Mark Fisher just barely missed receiving enough support to force a contested GOP primary.
Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown has announced that he has formed an exploratory committee to enter New Hampshire’s U.S. Senate race.
Massachusetts two Democratic U.S. senators say they want more information before deciding how to vote on President Barack Obama’s request for limited military action in Syria.
July 6, 2013 The Senate passed the immigration reform bill that would give a path to citizenship to some of the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., bringing them out of the […]
Democrat Edward Markey and Republican Gabriel Gomez clashed in their first debate in Massachusetts’ special U.S. Senate election Wednesday, sparring on abortion, national security and gun issues.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez pressed Tuesday for a cut in the corporate tax rate after a tour of textile-maker Polartec.
The Massachusetts Senate is likely to spend several days considering a $34 billion state budget proposal.
The Senate plan includes a spending increase of $1.4 billion, or about 4.4 percent, over the current fiscal year, including $403 million in new spending on housing, education, mental health and veteran services programs.
The budget includes $500 million in new taxes, including increases in the gasoline and cigarette taxes, approved earlier by the Legislature as part of a transportation finance plan.
The state Senate has passed a transportation finance bill calling for a $805 million boost in state spending on roads, bridges and other infrastructure.