Democratic leaders

Baker Faces Weather and Budget Challenges During First 100 Days
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he accomplished many of the goals he set for his first 100 days in office despite having to deal with a winter of record-setting snow.
The Republican pointed to the bipartisan team he named to lead his administration, steps taken to balance the state's budge…
State Senate Moves Minimum Wage Proposal Forward
The state Senate has approved a bill that would increase the state's minimum wage while also offering business-friendly changes in the state's unemployment insurance.
Thursday's action by the Senate was largely an attempt by Democratic leaders to break a procedural logjam with the House and allow neg…