Keller @ Large: Mass. GOP Chair Says Raising Taxes Ignores Voters' WillKirsten Hughes tells Keller that voters sent a message when they elected Charlie Baker.
Mass. House Speaker Asks Court To Sort Out Tax Dispute With SenateAmid 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.
Senate Freezes Tax Rate, Hikes Earned Income CreditThe Massachusetts Senate has voted to freeze the state's income tax rate at the current 5.15 percent while gradually increasing the earned income tax credit for low-income working families.
Obama Leads Dedication Of Edward M. Kennedy InstitutePresident Obama said he hoped the institute could help restore confidence in government at a time of great cynicism.
Elizabeth Warren Draws Praise, Ire In 1st 2 years In SenateIn her first two years in the U.S. Senate, Elizabeth Warren has drawn praise and ire among her Capitol Hill colleagues as well as the ardent support of liberal loyalists.
Democratic US Sen. Edward Markey Wins Re-ElectionDemocrat Edward Markey has been elected to a full six-year term in the U.S. Senate representing Massachusetts.
Report: Many State Boards Should Be EliminatedMassachusetts has dozens of state boards, commissions and task forces that no longer meet or file reports, or have simply become irrelevant.
Massachusetts Senate Begins Debate On Sweeping Gun Control Bill The Massachusetts Senate has begun debating a sweeping overhaul of the state's gun laws.
Mass. Senate Backs Purchase Of Pepper Spray Without ID The state Senate is backing a measure that would allow Massachusetts residents to purchase pepper spray without a firearms identification card.
Senators Accuse GM Of Covering Up Defective SwitchMembers of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.
Ted Kennedy Jr. Considering Run For Conn. State Senate Ted Kennedy Jr., who has been mentioned as a possible political candidate for years, says he's considering a run for the state Senate in Connecticut.
Baker Narrowly Avoids Contested GOP Primary For GovernorDelegates 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.