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 […]
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, […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
Employment rights activists are going to the Massachusetts Statehouse to call for stronger protections for domestic workers.
Craft beer makers are planning to head to Beacon Hill to oppose a law they say is choking off job growth in the industry.
Gov. Deval Patrick will be leaving a spiffy executive suite for his Statehouse successor.
Animal abusers would face tougher penalties under a bill Senate Republicans are pushing on Beacon Hill.