Massachusetts Lawmakers OK $46B Budget With Abortion Expansion ProvisionState lawmakers on Friday took the final votes on a $46.2 billion spending plan for the year that began July 1.
Massachusetts Senate Releases State Budget ProposalLike the House plan, the Senate version avoids any major new tax increases.
'Laura's Law' To Regulate Hospital Signs Passes State SenateLegislation to require the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to create regulations to improve hospital signs, lighting and surveillance has passed the state Senate.
Massachusetts Records Nearly $2B In Tax Revenue In AugustThe total was just slightly less — by about $6 million — compared to what the state collected in August of last year.
Massachusetts Senate Agrees To Extend Formal SessionsMassachusetts senators unanimously agreed Thursday to continue formal lawmaking business beyond a Friday deadline.
Massachusetts Senate Passes Genocide Education BillThe Massachusetts Senate has passed a bill that requires genocide and human rights education for middle and high school students.
Opposing Rallies Over Defunding Police Gather In Front Of Massachusetts State HouseTwo groups of protesters were separated by barriers as they stood on opposing sides of Beacon Street Saturday afternoon.
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 Senate Introduces Major Climate Change Policy BillMassachusetts state lawmakers are taking a major step to address climate change. The state Senate has introduced a climate change policy package which will be up for debate next week. 
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.
Climate Change Protesters In Boston Call For Action At State House, 27 ArrestedA large group of protesters marched in Boston Friday morning calling for action on climate change. The group started in Copley Plaza and arrived at the State House around noon.