Billions Approved For Massachusetts Transportation ProjectsConstruction could begin in the near future on several high-profile transportation projects around the state following an agreement reached by legislative negotiators on a $13 billion bond bill.
Massachusetts House Passes Domestic Abuse BillAn overhaul of the state's domestic violence laws unanimously cleared the Massachusetts House on Tuesday.
Deadline Looms For Mass. Legislative Panels To Recommend BillsBills that aren't recommended by committees by Wednesday face a slim chance of becoming law in the session that ends July 31.
DeLeo Calls For Hike In Minimum Wage House Speaker Robert DeLeo is proposing a new minimum wage of $10.50 per hour in Massachusetts, to be phased in over three years.
Victim Happy Mass. Lawmakers Made 'Upskirting' Illegal The new law is the result of outrage that followed a ruling by the state’s Supreme Judicial Court.
Mass. Lawmakers Vote To Outlaw Taking 'Upskirt' PhotosMassachusetts lawmakers moved at a pace rarely seen in the legislature, acting quickly to pass through a bill criminalizing the taking of photographs up the skirts of women in public.
Gov. Patrick: No Reason To Start Over On Medical Marijuana House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Attorney General Martha Coakley are among those who have suggested the state should hit the reset button.
DeLeo: State Should Take Second Look At Medical Marijuana Dispensary ProcessRobert DeLeo says he's concerned that some of the information on the 20 applications approved last month was not thoroughly vetted, and some applicants may have submitted false or misleading statements.
Keller @ Large: House Speaker Robert DeLeo The future of casinos in Massachusetts, health care and 2014 race for governor, were just some of the topics House Speaker Robert DeLeo discussed with Jon Keller.
Tough Mass. Rules Shrink Field Of Casino HopefulsWhen Massachusetts lawmakers legalized casino gambling, they took pains to ensure that casinos would not be built in places where they weren't wanted or operated by the ethically challenged.
Facebook To Open Boston-Area OfficeFacebook announced Thursday it plans to build an engineering team in Cambridge.
Keller @ Large: Speaker Of The House Robert DeLeoThe state's transportation bill was one of the topics WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller covered Sunday on “Keller @ Large” as he sat down with Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo.
House Speaker: Sales Tax Holiday Weekend PlannedHouse Speaker Robert DeLeo said Wednesday that lawmakers are planning to take up a bill next week to create the sales tax holiday.
Speaker DeLeo: I'm Not Target Of Federal ProbeMassachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo said Wednesday that he's confident he is not the target of an ongoing investigation into the state Probation Department.
Mass. House Speaker DeLeo Spent $300,000 On Recent Legal FeesHouse Speaker Robert DeLeo has reported spending $300,000 on legal fees during the first half of the year as investigators ramped up their probe of the Massachusetts Probation Department.