Bill Seeks New Rental Car Fee To Fund Police TrainingMassachusetts lawmakers have approved a $2 surcharge on car rentals to fund training for police officers across the state.
Mass. Senate Passes Bill To Allow Gender "X" On Driver's LicensesA bill that would allow a gender "X" designation on driver's licenses instead of "male" or "female" now goes to the House for consideration.
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. Lawmakers Approve Pay Equity BillMen and women would move closer to equal pay in the workplace in under a bill that has landed on Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's desk.
Mass. Lawmakers Pass Bill Overhauling State's Public Records LawThe Massachusetts House and Senate have unanimously passed a compromise bill aimed at overhauling the state's public records law, bringing the measure one step closer to Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's desk.
Mass. Lawmakers To Reconcile Differences In Spending BillHouse and Senate negotiators on Beacon Hill could begin meeting soon to reconcile differences in a recently approved spending bill.
Beacon Hill Lawmakers Face Budget, Drug Lab Questions In Upcoming SessionWhen the Legislature reconvenes Wednesday for the start of the next two-year session, local lawmakers will have quite a number of issues to deal with.
Keller @ Large: Curious About Honoring DiMasi, FinneranKeller @ Large looks into why Beacon Hill would honor Tom Finneran and Sal DiMasi.
Lobbyists Thrive In Lenient MassachusettsDespite the dismal economy, there is at least one business that is booming in Massachusetts. Lobbyists on Beacon Hill are raking in record fees. In...
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