Families Fight For Nursing Care As House Approves Pay Raise For Legislative LeadersMass. lawmakers gave themselves a raise while nurses who care for severely disabled children have been fighting for a pay hike for years.
State Legislators To Get 4.2 Percent Pay Raise In New YearMassachusetts lawmakers are getting a pay raise in the new year.
Keller @ Large: Another Step Toward More Government Secrecy There’s at least one thing Mass. lawmakers did at the end of the session that is definitely not in the public interest.
Mass. Lawmakers Pass Major Bills As Formal Sessions EndLawmakers approved several major pieces of legislation early Friday morning.
Report: Many State Boards Should Be EliminatedMassachusetts has dozens of state boards, commissions and task forces that no longer meet or file reports, or have simply become irrelevant.
Bill Would Allow Earlier Liquor Sales On Sundays In Mass.Massachusetts liquor stores would be able to open their doors two hours earlier on Sundays under a bill approved by state lawmakers.
Senate: Towns Should Control Local Liquor LicensesThe Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill that would give cities and towns more control over liquor licenses.
Mass. Lawmakers Approve Minimum Wage HikeThe Massachusetts House has approved a bill that would increase the state's hourly minimum wage from $8 to $10.50 over the next two years.