State House News Service
Baker Files Wide-Ranging Health Care Bill
Officials say the legislation will drive down costs for consumers.
Gov. Baker: People Didn’t Hire Me to Talk Presidential Politics
Gov. Charlie Baker would rather talk about storm recovery, or almost anything else, than answer a steady stream of questions about the upcoming 2020 elections.
State Officials Report 10 New Cases of Vaping-Related Illnesses
The state health department has reported 10 new cases of vaping-related illness as health officials remain unable to pinpoint the exact cause of the outbreak.
RMV Feud Between Rep. Bill Straus, Baker Administration Escalates
Straus said the new documents that show an aide to Gov. Charlie Baker had declined to answer technical questions by email.
Slain Officer’s Mother Favors Mass. Death Penalty for Cop Killers
The bill, filed by Rep. Shaunna O'Connell, would give the state the option of seeking the death penalty for anyone older than 18 who kills a police officer.
Gov. Baker: No Marijuana Lounges Without Impaired Driving Bill
Governor Charlie Baker made his latest push Monday for the Legislature to get moving on his impaired driving bill.
Lelling Doubles Down on Promise to Prosecute Safe Injection Sites
U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling reaffirmed his opposition to supervised drug consumption sites Thursday, doubling down on his promise to prosecute such programs.
Goldberg Passes on Run for Joe Kennedy’s Congressional Seat
Treasurer Deborah Goldberg said Wednesday that she would not be a candidate for the seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III.
State Pot Regulators Set Rules for Home Delivery, Social Useage
Home delivery of marijuana and the idea of establishments where adults could use marijuana in a social setting cleared their final regulatory hurdles Tuesday.
Goldberg Gauging Support for Run at Kennedy’s Congressional Seat
When Treasurer Deborah Goldberg filed a statement of candidacy last week to run for Congressman Joseph Kennedy's seat, there was more behind the move