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House Releases $32.2B State Budget

Democratic leaders in the Massachusetts House have unveiled a $32.2 billion state budget plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

04/09/2014

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

Massachusetts House Passes Domestic Abuse Bill

An overhaul of the state’s domestic violence laws unanimously cleared the Massachusetts House on Tuesday.

04/08/2014

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

Beacon Hill To Hold St. Patrick’s Day Hearing On “Green” Bills

Massachusetts lawmakers are taking advantage of St. Patrick’s Day to hold a hearing on a series of “green bills” related to the environment.

03/15/2014

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Cape Cod Activists To Lobby Governor For Shutdown Of Pilgrim Nuclear Plant

Residents from across the Cape are heading to the State House Monday to make their case.

03/09/2014

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA SALCEDO WITH ISABEL LOPEZ 2

VII Annual Latina Women’s Conference @ State House

March 8, 2014 Saturday March 8th is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. Here at a local level, a special women’s conference will be taking place on […]

WBZ-TV–03/06/2014

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA SALCEDO WITH MARIO PAREDES2

Massachusetts Trust Act

February 1, 2014 Wednesday January 29th was the Massachusetts Trust Act lobby day at the State House. Community leaders and organizations came together in support of this state bill, which provides immediate relief from deportations, […]

WBZ-TV–01/30/2014

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House OKs ‘Boston Strong’ License Plate

The Massachusetts House has unanimously approved a bill that would let motorists buy a “Boston Strong” license plate with proceeds helping victims of last year’s marathon bombing.

01/15/2014

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Senate Weighing Hike In State Minimum Wage

The Massachusetts Senate is considering raising the state’s minimum wage from $8 per hour to $11 by 2016 and tying subsequent increases to inflation.

11/19/2013

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

Protections Sought By Nannies, Other Domestic Workers

Nannies and other domestic employees who say they are often forced to put in long hours without the same legal protections as other workers are asking that a “bill of rights” be approved by Massachusetts lawmakers.

11/12/2013

Rose bouquets were presented to Gold Star families at the State House. (WBZ-TV)

Massachusetts Veterans, Families Honored At State House

A candle was lit in honor of Americans missing in action and held prisoner of war, the French Legion of Honor Medal was given to two World War II veterans and rose bouquets were presented to Gold Star families.

11/11/2013

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