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Lawmakers To Consider Transportation Veto

Massachusetts could finally have a transportation financing law by week’s end, though it may not be the version Gov. Deval Patrick wanted.


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

House Rejects Change To Transportation Bill

The Massachusetts House has rejected Gov. Deval Patrick’s proposed change to a bill that would pay for modernizing the state’s transportation system.


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Mass. Bill Would Ban Sexual Orientation Therapy

The bill would prohibit any licensed professional in Massachusetts from engaging in any practice that seeks impose a change in the “sexual orientation or gender identity” of anyone under 18.


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Lawmakers Approve $34B Mass. Budget

Massachusetts lawmakers approved a $34 billion state budget that includes additional aid for cities and towns and enough funding for the University of Massachusetts to avoid a tuition increase in the upcoming academic year.


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Lt. Governor Tim Murray Resigns

Lt. Gov. Tim Murray has resigned from the his post at the State House, effective June 2.


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Small Business Owners, Menino, Skeptical Of Patrick’s Proposed Income Tax Hike

Gov. Deval Patrick is rallying activists to lobby for the major income tax increase he’s proposed instead of settling for the lesser revenues of the legislature’s gas and cigarette tax hikes.


Students rally for summer jobs funding. (CBS)

Mass. Students Push Lawmakers For Summer Jobs Funding

Hundreds of young people from across Massachusetts converged on the Statehouse to push for summer jobs funding.



Two Sides: Gun Show & Anti-Gun Violence Rally Held In Mass.

A gun show and an anti-gun violence rally were held in Massachusetts Saturday

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Massachusetts Turnpike

Report: Higher Taxes Or Fee Hikes Needed To Maintain, Improve Transportation

State transportation officials are proposing a range of options to raise about $1 billion per year to maintain and modernize public transit, highways, bridges and the rest of the state’s transportation network.


Former Speaker Finneran introduced to applause. (Photo: WBZ NewsRadio's Carl Stevens)

Mass. Legislative Session Formally Begins

Legislative leaders say gun control and transportation funding will be among the key issues facing Massachusetts lawmakers in the new session.