No Pay Hike For Mass. State LegislatorsState legislators will not be getting a pay raise as they begin a new two-year session, at least not yet.
Rosenberg Elected Mass. Senate President, DeLeo Re-Elected As House SpeakerWinthrop Democrat Robert DeLeo was re-elected to serve as House Speaker.
Gov. Deval Patrick Unveiled Official State PortraitGov. Deval Patrick is preparing to unveil his official state portrait.
New Top Prosecutor Named For Aaron Hernandez TrialThomas M. Quinn III was named acting district attorney after Sam Sutter left his position to become the mayor of Fall River.
Sam Sutter Sworn In As New Fall River MayorSam Sutter, the news mayor in Massachusetts, took oath as Fall River's mayor on Tuesday morning.
Gov. Deval Patrick Reflects On His Tenure, Legacy"I am an optimist," Gov. Deval Patrick said in his first inauguration speech, "but not a foolish one."
Gov. Deval Patrick: Protests Should Help Bridge FearsMassachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says he hopes the national focus on police killings of unarmed black men leads to "a broader and deeper understanding."
Mark Wahlberg's Plea Highlights Risk Of Issuing PardonsActor Mark Wahlberg's plea for a pardon has focused fresh attention on excusing criminal acts — something governors rarely do because it's so politically risky.
Gov. Patrick To Announce Plan For Reducing Mass. HomelessnessMassachusetts officials have their sights on a plan to use private-sector funding to help reduce the number of chronically homeless people in the state.
Gov. Deval Patrick Says He Won't Enter 2016 Presidential RaceOutgoing Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick told NBC's "Meet the Press" Host Chuck Todd Sunday he will not be running for president in 2016.
Massachusetts Launches Revamped Healthcare WebsiteMassachusetts residents hoping to find health insurance can begin searching the state's revamped health care website.