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.
The state welfare system and job creation were some of the topics WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller covered Sunday on “Keller @ Large” as he sat down with Senate President Therese Murray.
Gov. Deval Patrick is planning to head to Ireland to join a trade mission led by Senate President Therese Murray.
A group of anti-tax protesters has been evicted from the Senate gallery after briefly disrupting debate Saturday on a transportation finance plan that calls for about $500 million in new state taxes.
Massachusetts needs to have a conversation about what constitutes a living wage, Senate President Therese Murray told business leaders Thursday.