New Ride-Sharing Regulations, Energy Bill Passed As Legislature Closes SessionRacing against a midnight deadline, House and Senate negotiators reached agreement late Sunday on major bills including the first regulations in Massachusetts on the popular ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft.
Senate Panel To Unveil $40B State BudgetSenate leaders are putting the finishing touches on a nearly $40 billion state budget.
Mass. Senate Considering Legislation To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 An HourMonday's decisions in New York and California to go to $15 an hour have sparked discussion about taking another look at the Massachusetts minimum wage.
Keller @ Large: Stan Rosenberg Talks Budget, Charter SchoolsMass. Senate President Stan Rosenberg and WBZ political analyst Jon Keller caught up to address State Senator Dan Wolf's criticism of the Senate and more.
Mass. Senate Forms Initiative To Get Millennials Involved In GovernmentSenate President Stan Rosenberg said he launched the Millennial Engagement Initiative to do something about the lack of participation by the millennial generation in the political process.
Female Same-Sex Nuptials Far Outnumber Male In MassachusettsThe legalization of same-sex marriages just over a decade ago has led to a steady stream of gay couples opting to take vows.
Senate President Weighs Nonbinding 2016 Marijuana QuestionState 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.
Keller @ Large: Senate President ‘Very Worried’ About Boston Olympic Bid FundingRosenberg said lawmakers have settled on a consultant to study Boston 2024’s proposal for hosting the games.
Rosenberg Seeks Ethics Review Of State Sen. Brian JoyceSen. Brian Joyce has agreed to step down from his position as assistant majority leader during an investigation to review his ethical conduct.
Keller @ Large: For MBTA Reform, Stan Rosenberg Should Take Own AdviceWBZ Political Analyst Jon Keller wishes Senate President Stan Rosenberg would take his own advice on driving policy based on how things actually work.
Polito To Officiate At Same-Sex Marriage Of Senate LeaderSenate President Stan Rosenberg has confirmed that Republican Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito will officiate at his upcoming wedding to partner Bryon Heffner.
Mass. Senate Leader Says Taxpayers Won't Fund Olympic BidA top state lawmaker said Tuesday he expects the Legislature and Gov. Charlie Baker to take a firm stand against any taxpayer funding for Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.