Senate President Spilka Asks Baker To Require Masks In Massachusetts SchoolsThe Massachusetts Senate president is calling on Gov. Charlie Baker to change course and require face masks in school this fall.
Anti-Semitic Play Calling In Duxbury Renews Push For Genocide EducationSenate President Karen Spilka said she expects the Senate will again approve a bill that would require instruction on genocide before students graduate from high school.
New Regional COVID Vaccination Site Coming To The MetroWest AreaA new regional COVID vaccine site is coming to the MetroWest area, where residents have been pushing for easier access to the shots.
State Should Allow Health Departments To Vaccinate Teachers, Mass. Senate President Karen Spilka SaysMassachusetts Senate President Karen Spilka said educators should be prioritized in the state's COVID vaccine plan.
Keller @ Large: Senate President On Medical Supplies, Evictions During CoronavirusMassachusetts Senate President Karen Spilka said she is proud of the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Statewide Plastic Bag Ban On Agenda For Massachusetts State SenateThe state senate will debate a bill Wednesday that would create a statewide ban on all carry-out plastic bags at checkout from retail stores.
Keller @ Large: Debate Continues Over Proposed Massachusetts Distracted Driving BillMassachusetts Senate President Karen Spilka discusses the possibility of a distracted driving bill being passed.
Senate President Wants To Explore Adding More Tolls In Mass.State lawmakers are talking about tolls on Interstate 95, 93, maybe Route 1.
More Toll Roads In Massachusetts? Senate President Wants To Explore ItSenate President Karen Spilka says tolls similar to those along the Massachusetts Turnpike deserve consideration for other places to generate revenue.
Lightning Strikes Mass. Senate President Karen Spilka's Ashland HomeLightning struck Massachusetts Senate President Karen Spilka’s Ashland home Wednesday night.
Spilka Takes Gavel In Latest Senate Leadership ShuffleKaren Spilka has taken the gavel as president of the Massachusetts Senate, capping a tumultuous eight-month period for the chamber.
Tax On Computer, Software Services Turning Into Political KryptoniteA little-noticed part of Beacon Hill's recent tax hikes to fund transportation is suddenly getting plenty of notice.
Candidates Vie To Succeed Markey In CongressU.S. Sen.-elect Edward Markey hasn't resigned from his House seat yet, but the campaign to replace him is already heating up.
Mass. Sen. Pres. Therese Murray On Finland Trade MissionTherese Murray is leading a bipartisan trade mission to Finland to try to open European business markets and expand opportunities for Massachusetts companies.
Accused Spouse Would Not Get Body Under New BillA new bill would strip a person charged in the death of a spouse of any legal rights to the body and giving those rights to the parents or next-of-kin.