Gov. Baker Signs Bills Creating New State House, Senate DistrictsGov. Charlie Baker signed two bills this week that will draw new district lines for all 200 state House and Senate seats in Massachusetts.
Angry Baker Wants Congress To Focus On Coronavirus Relief Not Supreme CourtAn angry Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker slammed Congress, including fellow members of the Republican party, for putting more of their focus on the Supreme Court than the coronavirus pandemic.
Massachusetts Lawmakers Weigh Banning Police ChokeholdsMassachusetts lawmakers are working on legislation they say will respond to some of the concerns raised by those protesting George Floyd's killing, including banning the use of chokeholds by police.
Massachusetts Bill Would Press Companies To Refund School Trips Canceled Due To CoronavirusA Massachusetts bill that would pressure companies to refund the cost of school trips cancelled because of the coronavirus emergency will be the subject of a virtual public hearing.
Massachusetts Senate Approves Homeless ID Billbill that would make it easier for homeless families and young people to obtain state identification cards is making its way through Beacon Hill.
Keller @ Large: James Pindell On What To Expect After The NH PrimaryBoston Globe Political Analyst James Pindell joins WBZ-TV's Jon Keller to discuss what's next after the New Hampshire primary.
Plans For MLK Plaque In Massachusetts State House Move ForwardPlans to install a plaque at the Massachusetts Statehouse to mark the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s address to lawmakers in the building in 1965 are moving forward.
Markey, Kennedy Ramping Up Campaigns In The Beginning Of 2020With the start of the new year, Democratic political rivals Edward Markey and Joe Kennedy III are ramping up their campaigns with Markey's Senate seat hanging in the balance.
Massachusetts Lawmakers Still Must Pass $1.1 Billion Spending PlanMassachusetts lawmakers are returning from Thanksgiving with one big leftover on their plate — what to do with a $1.1 billion surplus in tax revenue from the last fiscal year.
Mass. Lawmakers Set To Vote On Distracted Driving Bill, Flavored Tobacco BanMassachusetts State House as everything lawmakers have been working on for the year must be wrapped up on Wednesday.
Keller @ Large: Speaker DeLeo On Harassment Investigation That Cleared Rep. McMurtryWBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller sat down with House Speaker Robert DeLeo.
Massachusetts Politicians Weigh Statewide Plastic Bag BanA legislative panel is considering a statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags in Massachusetts.
Keller @ Large: Recapping A Busy 2018 On Beacon HillAs is usually the case, it was a busy year on Beacon Hill.
Compromise Bill Emerges On Family Leave, Sales Tax, $15 Minimum WageA compromise has emerged at the Statehouse that could keep three potential questions off the Massachusetts ballot in November.
On Beacon Hill, Tense Wait For SJC 'Millionaire Tax' RulingAll eyes are on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court as it determines the fate of a proposed constitutional amendment that would impose a 4 percent surtax on any portion of an individual's annual income that exceeds $1 million.