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.
Keller @ Large: Speaker DeLeo Says Justice System Failed GannonState House Speaker Rep. Robert DeLeo says the justice system failed slain Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon and they need to look at what happened.
Lawmakers Approve $40.2 Billion State BudgetThe Senate approved the bill 36-2, and the House approved it with 140-9.
House Approves Revamp Of Recreational Pot LawThe Massachusetts House has passed a revised version of the state's recreational marijuana legislation.
Keller @ Large: House Speaker Robert DeLeoWith revenues falling short of expectations, economic growth in the state flat lately, and the threat of deep federal budget cuts in sectors important to Massachusetts, House Speaker Robert DeLeo has his hands full lately.
Only 4 From GOP On Ballot For US House In MassachusettsThe state's all-Democratic House delegation seems unlikely to change. Only four incumbents have Republican opponents and the races in those districts have been largely low profile.
Keller @ Large: Mass. House Speaker Robert DeLeoThe Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, State Rep. Robert DeLeo, sat down with WBZ political analyst Jon Keller to discuss the goings-on in the House.
House, Senate Reach Deal On Uber, Lyft Regulations In MassachusettsHouse and Senate negotiators have agreed on a bill to regulate ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft in Massachusetts.
Mass. Lawmakers Continue Talks On Several Major Bills As Legislative Deadline LoomsMassachusetts House and Senate leaders said they remained hopeful on Saturday that talks could produce final agreements on several major bills, even as the clock ticked toward a deadline for legislative action.
Mass. House Speaker DeLeo Backing Effort To Tighten Access To GunsMassachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo says he's hoping to revive a bill aimed at denying state gun licenses to anyone on a terrorist watch list or no-fly list.
Speaker DeLeo Shakes Up The House Speaker Robert DeLeo is asserting his control over the Massachusetts House of Representatives by assigning new jobs to two potential successors.