State House News Service
Baker Expects Short Delay in Offshore Wind Project Selection
The governor said the selection of an offshore wind power supplier could be pushed back "a few weeks" from Monday, when evaluators previously planned to announce their choice.
UMass Acquisition of Mount Ida Comes Under Senate Scrutiny
Senators Michael Rodrigues of Westport and Mark Montigny of New Bedford are vocalizing their concerns over UMass acquiring Mount Ida College.
Governor Baker Says Absence During Pence Visit Not Intentional
Gov. Charlie Baker says he's not planning to meet with Vice President Mike Pence when the fellow Republican travels to Boston to attend a Republican event.
Baker Cites SouthCoast Visit As Reason He Won’t Meet with Pence Tuesday
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker will skip a big-money GOP fundraiser in Boston on Tuesday where Vice President Mike Pence will be the featured guest at an event expected to raise $500,000 for President Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee...
Fishing Industry Wants New Bedford Port Authority to Facilitate Offshore Wind
Fishing industry officials sent a letter to Gov. Charlie Baker suggesting the New Bedford Port Authority be "central facilitator" for offshore wind discussion.
Judge’s Order Formally Dismissess 11,000 Drug Convictions
The state's highest court Thursday ordered the dismissal of over 11,000 convictions linked to former state drug lab chemist Sonja Farak, 442 in Bristol County.
Road Funding Bill Misses ‘Good Repair’ Benchmark By $500 Million
The House is sticking with the $200 million funding level for annual road repairs, an allocation that falls far short of what cities and towns say is needed.
Officials Say Delay Possible for Offshore Wind Timeline
After dropping one bidder in favor of another to stay on schedule with a major hydropower procurement, it appears a procurement for offshore wind energy may be delayed.
Applications Pour In From Potential Marijuana Licensees
Marijuana regulators could approve the first marijuana businesses next week, after the Cannabis Control Commission reviews more than 200 applications.
Brockton Senator Arrested on Drunken Driving Charges
Sen. Michael Brady of Brockton was arrested in Weymouth over the weekend for drunk driving while on his way home.