Landmark Education Bill Will Send $1.5B To Massachusetts SchoolsIf the bill becomes law, it would give an additional $1.5 billion dollars to the state’s school districts.
Ex-Mass. Senator Brian Joyce Found Dead In Westport HomeFormer Massachusetts Sen. Brian Joyce has been found dead at his home in Westport. No foul play is suspected, authorities said.
Massachusetts Has A $1B Surplus; Why No Hurry To Spend It?Massachusetts has more than $1 billion surplus on Beacon Hill.
Accountant Accused Of Helping Ex-State Senator Defraud IRSJohn H. Nardozzi, of Waltham, was the accountant for former state Sen. Brian Joyce, who was charged last month with accepting up to $1 million in bribes and kickbacks.
Former Sen. Brian Joyce Arrested, 'Violated The Public's Trust'Former Massachusetts Sen. Brian Joyce is facing numerous federal charges including racketeering, extortion, fraud, and money laundering.
Senate Probe To Focus On Whether Rosenberg Violated Any RuleRosenberg's husband, Bryon Hefner, has been accused by several men of sexual assault.
Massachusetts Lawmakers May Tackle Tough Issues In Fall SessionThe August recess is over for Massachusetts legislators and lawmakers have a long list of issues on the docket when they get back to work.
Massachusetts Governor Tries Again For An August Tax HolidayMassachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is giving an August sales tax holiday one last try.
Massachusetts Lawmakers Consider Automatic Voter RegistrationMassachusetts residents could have their voter registration information automatically updated whenever they renew their drivers' licenses or interact with other state agencies.
Mass. Legislative Session Ends With Round Of Finger-PointingWhen Republican Gov. Charlie Baker begins filing legislation in the new session next year, Senate President Stan Rosenberg wants half of the bills filed in the Senate and half filed in the House.
No Deal Reached On Bill To Limit Non-Compete ClausesStart-up companies in Massachusetts have complained that it's tough to get qualified workers because they're tied up in non-compete agreements with bigger companies.
New Ride-Sharing Regulations, Energy Bill Passed As Legislature Closes SessionRacing against a midnight deadline, House and Senate negotiators reached agreement late Sunday on major bills including the first regulations in Massachusetts on the popular ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft.
Mass. Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Pay Equity BillMen and women would move closer to equal pay in the workplace under a bill that has landed on Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's desk.
Mass. Legislature Rushing To Wrap Up Several Bills On Session’s Final DayOne of the most closely watched bills would overhaul the state's gun laws and another would make changes to the state's domestic violence laws.
Mass. GOP Loses Ground On Beacon HillMassachusetts Republicans will hold even fewer seats in the state Legislature in the next two-year session.