Supporters of an effort to expand the state’s bottle deposit law to include plastic water bottles and other beverages pressed lawmakers on Tuesday to bring the bill up for a vote before the end of the legislative session.
People with mental illness and their supporters are planning to ask Gov. Deval Patrick to back off any planned changes to community-based services in Massachusetts.
Hospitals, insurers, doctors and unions are spending tens of millions of dollars trying to make sure their voices are heard on Beacon Hill.
Opponents of plans to close Taunton State Hospital have scheduled a rally at the Statehouse.
William Galvin said he doesn’t believe there’s any evidence that Romney officials “deliberately did not retain records.”
State lawmakers are now in recess for the holidays until the end of the year. What have they accomplished so far this session? Jon Keller is at large.
More than two dozen law enforcement officers were saluted for their courage at a State House ceremony Friday, including a Woburn police officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty last year.
Massachusetts lawmakers have approved a compromise of a bill designed to license up to three resort-style casinos and a single slots parlor.
It promises to be a busy week on Beacon Hill as the Legislature tries to finish work on several major bills before recessing until the end of the year.
The National Education for Assistance Dog Services asked 10 House members to take one of their training dogs along for a day to raise awareness.