Play About Solitary Confinement To Be Performed At State House TuesdayA play that prisoners' rights advocates hope will raise awareness about the practice solitary confinement is coming to the Massachusetts State House this week.
Lawmakers Vote To Override Gov. Baker's Veto Of Pay RaisesMassachusetts lawmakers have voted to overturn Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's veto of Beacon Hill pay raises.
Mass. State Rep Gets Wish For Nativity Scene In State HouseIt's the first time in recent memory that there's been a nativity scene in the State House--and Rep. James Lyons isn't sure if there's ever been one.
Massachusetts' 11 Electors Cast Ballots For Hillary ClintonAs members of the Electoral College from Massachusetts cast their votes for Democrat Hillary Clinton at the state house Monday, a few hundred protesters gathered for an anti-Donald Trump rally.
Anti-Hate Rally Held At State HouseStanding up and speaking out against hate, several groups from all races and religions rallied on the steps of state house Monday afternoon.
Groups To Hold Anti-Hate Rally At State House MondayMore than 30 groups are planning a rally at the Massachusetts Statehouse to denounce hate incidents reported around the country after the election.
Boston Children's Hospital Gets Approval To Expand; Garden Will Be RemovedA controversial plan to expand Boston's Children's Hospital--a plan that would also close it's healing garden--has been approved.
New England Governors, Eastern Canadian Premiers To Meet At StatehouseGov. Charlie Baker is rolling out the red carpet for the 40th Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers this week to discuss issues ranging from energy needs to new technologies.
Gov. Baker Signs Bill Protecting Animals Left In Hot CarsFlanked by several canine constituents, Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bipartisan bill Wednesday that protects pets left in hot cars--as well as those who break them out in order to rescue them.
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.
Gov. Baker: Orlando Massacre Hit 'Particularly Close To Home'During a press conference at the State House Monday morning regarding public safety after the massacre that killed 49 and wounded more than 50 at an Orlando gay club, Gov. Charlie Baker said the mass shooting hit especially close to home for him, as his brother and several of his friends are gay.
Westboro Proposes Gas Tax To Raise Money For Road RepairThe town of Westboro asked the state legislature Tuesday for the authority to levy it's own gas tax in order to raise funds to pay for road maintenance.