Winthrop Democrat Robert DeLeo was re-elected to serve as House Speaker.
Outgoing Massachusetts Senate President Therese Murray is starting a private venture to promote Bay State businesses worldwide
A $400 million dollar project to deepen Boston Harbor over the next three years will bring larger cargo and cruise ships to the region and create thousands of new jobs.
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray want the head of the Department of Children and Families to resign.
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill that would update state law to prohibit so-called “upskirt” photos of women.
The new law is the result of outrage that followed a ruling by the state’s Supreme Judicial Court.
Massachusetts lawmakers moved at a pace rarely seen in the legislature, acting quickly to pass through a bill criminalizing the taking of photographs up the skirts of women in public.
Despite its liberal reputation, Massachusetts has trailed many other states in the number of women attaining high political power.
State senators are being urged to end their practice of keeping candy in their desks after mice searching for the treats also chewed their microphone wires.
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo said Wednesday that he’s confident he is not the target of an ongoing investigation into the state Probation Department.