Massachusetts Senate To Begin Debating $42.7B State BudgetOn Tuesday, lawmakers will begin considering hundreds of amendments to the spending plan for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
Bill Allows Non-Traditional Gender Designation On State IDsThe Massachusetts Senate has scheduled debate on a proposal that would allow an individual to list a non-binary gender designation on their driver's license.
Ex-Prosecutor, Ferguson Monitor To Lead Rosenberg ProbeA trio of independent investigators chosen to lead an ethics investigation involving state Sen. Stan Rosenberg.
Internet Privacy Bill Filed By Mass. GOP SenatorsMassachusetts may be the latest state to consider protections for broadband privacy.
Mass. Senate Turns Down Charter School ExpansionThe state Senate has rejected a bill that would have allowed for an expansion of charter schools in Boston and several other urban communities.
Ted Kennedy Jr. To Announce Bid For Conn. State SenateThe run for Connecticut state Senate will be Kennedy's first bid for public office.
Mass. Senate Republicans Push Bill To Increase Animal Cruelty PenaltiesAnimal abusers would face tougher penalties under a bill Senate Republicans are pushing on Beacon Hill.
Mass. Senate Will Likely Spend Days Debating $34 Billion Budget ProposalThe Massachusetts Senate is likely to spend several days considering a $34 billion state budget proposal.
Mass. Senate Votes To Keep Taunton State Hospital OpenMassachusetts senators voted on Thursday to give a reprieve to a psychiatric hospital that Gov. Deval Patrick had planned to close.
Mass. Senate Votes To Ease Penalty For First Time Prostitution OffensesMassachusetts Senators have passed a budget amendment that addresses prostitution.
Goodwin Launches Campaign For Mass. State SenateJoe Kearns Goodwin, a former U.S. Army captain, is running for a seat in the Massachusetts state Senate.
Baddour To Leave Mass. Senate, Join Boston Law FirmState Sen. Steven Baddour says he is resigning his seat on Beacon Hill to become a partner in a Boston law firm.