Baker Offers Telecommute Tax Credit, Increased MBTA Funding To Fight CongestionGov. Charlie Baker unveiled plans for $18 billion in long-term transportation spending, calling for additional spending on the MBTA and for what he described as an unprecedented tax credit to promote telecommuting.
Keller @ Large: Charlie Baker's Approval Numbers Remain Strong In New Suffolk PollDavid Paleologos, director of Suffolk University’s political research center, joined WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller to discuss this findings of last week’s poll.
Driver Hand-Held Cellphone Ban Moves Closer To Becoming LawA bill that would bar Massachusetts drivers from using cellphones behind the wheel has moved one step closer to becoming law.
Amazon Breaks Ground On New Office In SeaportThe Seaport building is expected to open in 2021 and bring 2,000 Amazon jobs to the city.
Gov. Baker Pushes To Expand Need For Dangerousness Hearings After Violent CrimesMass. Gov. Charlie Baker pushed legislation before the Joint Committee on the Judiciary Tuesday that would keep dangerous defendants behind bars.
Keller @ Large: Gov. Baker On Mueller Report, Potential Third TermIn an interview with Jon Keller, Gov. Charlie Baker discussed the Mueller Report and whether he has ruled out running for a third term.
Keller @ Large: When It's Casino Vs. State, Encore Holds The Winning HandThe $35 million fine levied against the owners of the new Encore Casino in Everett by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission for their handling of the Steve Wynn scandal dwarfed the $20 million punishment extracted by Nevada authorities.
Gov. Baker: Massachusetts Needs Immigration Detainer PolicyMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is urging lawmakers to revisit legislation that would let state and municipal law enforcement officers hold "violent and dangerous criminals" who face deportation, if a valid federal detainer request has been issued.
Gov. Baker Signs LGBTQ Conversion Therapy Ban For MinorsMassachusetts has become the 16th U.S. state to pass a conversion therapy ban.
Gov. Baker Vetoes Bill That Would Scrap Child Welfare RuleGov. Charlie Baker has vetoed a bill that would abolish a Massachusetts rule denying additional welfare benefits to children born into families already receiving public assistance.
Gov. Baker Signs Bill To Offset Federal Family Planning RuleGov. Charlie Baker has signed a bill approving $8 million to offset the potential loss of federal funding to women's reproductive health organizations under a new Trump administration rule.