If approved, Saturday’s referendum in Taunton — while nonbinding — would mark the first time local residents have expressed support for a casino project at the ballot box since Gov. Deval Patrick signed the state’s new gambling law last year.
The Massachusetts State Senate has passed a bill to name a Cape Cod bridge in honor of a U.S. soldier who died in Afghanistan.
Adults caught with an ounce or less of marijuana would face a $150 fine but no criminal penalties under a pot decriminalization bill up for review in the Rhode Island General Assembly.
Rhode Island’s House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed legislation allowing gay couples to enter into civil unions after a last-ditch effort to turn the initiative into a bill that would allow gay couples to marry failed.
The New Hampshire House voted Wednesday to send back to the federal government any money the state receives to implement the federal health care reform law.
New Hampshire’s Senate voted unanimously on Wednesday to reject changes to the state’s anti-bullying law that received strong support from the House.
Bourne residents are considering a proposal that would effectively kill plans for a wind turbine project there.
U.S. Senators John Kerry and Scott Brown are taking opposites sides in the fight over whether to repeal the national health care overhaul law backed by President Barack Obama.
Between the bailout and the stimulus plan , we’re talking trillions of dollars, so have you wondered whether we’d be better off if the government gave…
Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) demanded a “full up-or-down vote” from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on several GOP fiscal proposals in this week’s Republican address. He specifically noted House Republicans’ goals of cutting non-security spending […]