Senate President Therese Murray

Update: Mass. Senate Approves Minimum Wage Hike
The Massachusetts Senate has voted to increase the state's minimum wage from $8 per hour to $11 by 2016 and tie subsequent increases to inflation.
    The bill, approved by a 32-7 vote, would hike the wage for the state's lowest-paid workers in increments over the next …
State Senate to Tackle Welfare Overhaul
Senate leaders are proposing a sweeping overhaul of the state's welfare system that seeks to put more welfare recipients back in the workforce while reducing fraud and waste. 
Under the bill outlined on Monday, able-bodied people would be required to seek work _ first on their own and later…
Coakley, Murray, Raise Questions About Disposal Of Nuclear Fuel
Attorney General Martha Coakley and state Senate President Therese Murray are calling on Congress to address a longstanding problem of what to do with the spent fuel at commercial nuclear power plants.
Coakley and Murray last week sent a letter to members of Congress urging passage of a bill establis…