Mass. House Speaker Asks Court To Sort Out Tax Dispute With SenateAmid legislative work on a budget, Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is asking the state's highest court to weigh in on a Senate-approved measure to freeze the state income tax rate at 5.15 percent while gradually increasing the earned income tax credit for low-income working families.
Mass. House Votes To Eliminate Speaker Term LimitsMassachusetts lawmakers have voted to eliminate term limits for state House speakers.
Mass. House To Debate Ending Term Limits On SpeakerMassachusetts House lawmakers are being asked to consider lifting the rule that limits House speakers to four two-year terms.
Rosenberg Elected Mass. Senate President, DeLeo Re-Elected As House SpeakerWinthrop Democrat Robert DeLeo was re-elected to serve as House Speaker.
Governor-Elect Charlie Baker Vows To Restore Economic OrderGovernor-elect Charlie Baker is vowing to use his executive power to help companies in Massachusetts.
Governor-Elect Charlie Baker Meeting With Statehouse LeadersGovernor-elect Charlie Baker is meeting with legislative leaders at the Statehouse.
Mass. Lawmakers Eye $40M In Statehouse RepairsMassachusetts lawmakers are hoping to spend as much as $40 million to upgrade the House and Senate chambers at the Statehouse.
DeLeo Claims Vindication But Slams Prosecutors In Probation Jobs CaseMassachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is still seething over what he sees as the unfair smearing of his name during the trial of John O’Brien in a probations jobs scandal.
Former State Probation Commissioner John O'Brien Guilty Of RacketeeringFormer state probation commissioner John O'Brien has been found guilty in a scheme to rig the agency's hiring process to favor applicants who had the backing of powerful state legislators, often at the expense of more qualified job candidates.
Keller @ Large: Federal Prosecutors Smear House Speaker DeLeoFederal prosecutors continue to smear House Speaker Robert DeLeo as casually as internet trolls drop their slander in an online comments section.
Keller @ Large: DeLeo Says Feds Unfairly Smeared Him In Probation CaseIn an exclusive interview House Speaker Robert DeLeo says the federal claims have taken a personal toll.
Speaker DeLeo: Quid Pro Quo Claim ‘Inaccurate & Inflammatory’Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is strongly denying claims made by prosecutors at the federal trial of the state's former probation commissioner that DeLeo traded jobs for votes.
DeLeo Bill Pushes For Stronger Massachusetts Gun LawsHouse Speaker Robert DeLeo has unveiled long-awaited legislation designed to further tighten the state's already strict gun laws.
Daily Talker: What Should Be Done To Fix DCF?A growing number of lawmakers are calling on the head of the Department of Children and Families to step down after the sudden deaths of two babies who were under DCF supervision. "Quite frankly, I’m angered to see this continuing to happen," said Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo. "It shows to me complete mismanagement on behalf of DCF. We have to take strong action."
DeLeo, Murray Want DCF Head Olga Roche To ResignMassachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Therese Murray want the head of the Department of Children and Families to resign.