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Massachusetts Lawmakers Approve Bill Targeting Opioid Abuse
BOSTON (AP) _ The Massachusetts House and Senate have given final approval to a wide-ranging effort to address the state's deadly opioid addiction crisis.
The Senate on Thursday unanimously approved the bill that would limit initial painkiller prescriptions to a seven-day supply and set an evaluation…
Governors Make Wager Ahead of Saturday’s Playoff Game
BOSTON (AP) _ Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon are placing a friendly wager on the outcome of this weekend's playoff game between the New England Patriots and the Kansas City Chiefs.
The Massachusetts Republican has wagered Boston creme pie cupcakes from the Koffee Ku…
Baker: Wait Times At RMV Reduced
Wait times at Registry of Motor Vehicles offices across the state are coming down.
State officials say 74 percent of customers were served in under half an hour in 2015.
That's compared to 2014 when fewer customers _ about 59 percent _ were serviced during that same 30-minute window...
Gov. Baker: Massachusetts Will Continue to Support Refugees
BOSTON (AP) _ Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts isn't getting out of the business of supporting refugee resettlement.
Baker told reporters Monday that providing help to refugees is something ``we've been doing forever and we're going to continue to collaborate and cooperate with th…
Lt. Gov. Polito Urges Passage of Baker’s Opioid Bill
The State Legislature is on holiday break while Governor Charlie Baker's opioid bill hangs in the balance.
The governor has proposed limiting new opioid prescriptions to a three-day supply, while holding addicts in a hospital setting for three days for evaluation...

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