Therese Murray

Senate President Therese Murray. (CBS)

Senate President Therese Murray: State Needs To Debate Living Wage

Massachusetts needs to have a conversation about what constitutes a living wage, Senate President Therese Murray told business leaders Thursday.

04/11/2013

(Photo credit: Andrea Courtois)

Keller @ Large: Time For Patrick, Beacon Hill To Cut A ‘Fair’ Deal

The House and Senate leadership plan for funding transportation is a far cry from the plan the governor’s been pushing for the past few months.

04/03/2013

(Photo credit: Andrea Courtois)

House-Senate Plan Would Raise $500 Million For Transportation

The Massachusetts House and Senate have agreed on a plan to raise $500 million to fund the state’s transportation system.

04/02/2013

Gov. Deval Patrick (Photo courtesy: Scott Eisen/Governor's Office)

Gov. Patrick Calls For Income Tax Hike

Gov. Deval Patrick has asked the Legislature to hike the state’s income tax from the current 5.25 percent to 6.25 percent, while also calling for a reduction in the state sales tax.

01/16/2013

File image of the state house at night. (Photo by Andrea Courtois)

Top Mass. Lawmakers Handing Out Raises To Staffers

Massachusetts’ two top lawmakers are handing out raises to hundreds of staffers even as the state faces declining revenues that could force budget cuts.

11/26/2012

Therese Murray. (Photo courtesy: Peter Casey)

WBZ NewsWatch With Joe Mathieu: Senate President Therese Murray

WBZ NewsWatch with Joe Mathieu returned Wednesday on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 with Massachusetts Senate President Therese Murray as Joe’s guest.

05/16/2012

Judge Rotenberg Center in Canton.

Mother Sues Judge Rotenberg Center Over “Torture” Of Disabled Son

The public is getting its first look at the shock therapy that goes on at the Judge Rotenberg Center. The mother of a disabled man is suing the treatment center over what she calls “torture.”

04/11/2012

Probation Department

Therese Murray Says Job Referrals Are Routine

Senate President Therese Murray says she never made any phone calls on behalf of applicants seeking jobs with the Massachusetts Probation Department.

03/26/2012

Therese Murray discusses an energy bill at a press conference on Monday, March 26. (Photo Credit: Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Mass. Senate To Tackle Bill Aimed At Controlling Energy Costs

State senators plan to take up a bill later this week aimed at controlling electricity costs in Massachusetts while continuing to promote growth in renewable power sources.

03/26/2012

Probation Department

Top Lawmakers React To Probation Dept. Indictments; Deny Misconduct

Legislative leaders are denying any misconduct following the indictment of three former probation department officials accused of rigging the agency’s hiring process to favor politically-connected applicants.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/24/2012

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