Confidence Among Mass. Employers Back To Pre-Pandemic LevelsMassachusetts state government collected more than $5 billion more than it had expected for the budget year.
Mass. Traffic Is Back To Pre-Pandemic Levels, But At Different Times And RoutesWhile the overall volume of cars on Massachusetts roadways has rebounded to the pre-pandemic crush, travel patterns remain altered.
Massachusetts House Preparing To Vote On Sports Betting ThursdayAt least 30 states, including neighboring Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire and New York, have authorized gamblers to place legal bets on sports in some fashion.
Keller @ Large: Does Gov. Baker's 2-Month Sales Tax Holiday Stand A Chance With Lawmakers?Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is proposing a 2-month sales tax holiday in August and September, but there's already been pushback.
Half Of State Employees In Massachusetts Could Stay Remote After PandemicUp to 20,000 of the 44,000 full time state workers might continue working remotely part of the time after the pandemic ends.
MCAS Alternative For Graduation Offered To 5,600 High School SeniorsHigh school seniors who have not passed the MCAS required to graduate can now meet the requirement by earning credit in a relevant course.
Massachusetts Finds Parts Of Local Highways Suitable For Toll LanesMassDOT found 10 different stretches of highway in the state could feasibly host a toll system known as managed lanes.
MassDOT Study Finds Old Rush Hour Patterns Not Returning SoonThe morning rush hour on Massachusetts highways is unlikely to return to pre-COVID crowds until at least 2024, according to new projections.
Galvin Says Massachusetts Needs More Money For November Mail In VotingApplications for mail-in ballots will begin to go out to registered voters by the end of the week.
Massachusetts Lottery Profits Slumped In July Due To Flood Of Prize PayoutsA surge of pent up winning tickets that were turned in as the Lottery reopened its claims centers helped drive monthly profits lower than in July 2019.
Route 24 Highway Work Expected To Run 3 YearsDepartment of Transportation overseers signed off Monday on a $15 million contract to repair about 12 miles of Route 24 between Raynham and Brockton.
Local Clerks Under Pressure With Mail In Ballots For Massachusetts Primary ElectionCity and town clerks are staring down a deadline to process an unprecedented tidal wave of mail-in ballot applications.
Keller @ Large: Would Charlie Baker Roll Back Massachusetts' Coronavirus Reopening?Craig Sandler, the CEO of State House News, said he believes Gov. Charlie Baker is in a position to make changes to the state's reopening plan if needed.
Massachusetts Senate Agrees To Extend Formal SessionsMassachusetts senators unanimously agreed Thursday to continue formal lawmaking business beyond a Friday deadline.
Baker, Pence To Talk Pandemic Response On Nantucket SaturdayBaker will not attend a fundraiser where Pence will be raising money for President Donald Trump's reelection campaign.