State House News Service
Mass. Senate OKs Police Reform Bill in Overnight Session
The bill passed 30-7 with opposition from both sides of the aisle.
Massachusetts Senate OKs Cocktails-to-Go Bill
The measure would let restaurants sell mixed drinks in sealed containers alongside takeout and delivery food orders.
Encore Boston Harbor to Reopen Sunday
Restrictions on gamblers include no poker, craps, or roulette until further notice.
Massachusetts Braces for EEE Season
Eastern Equine Encephalitis is carried by infected mosquitoes.
Fourth of July Celebrations Not Quite the Same
Bay State residents are increasingly trying to make the best of summer.
Rep. Keating Challenger Weighing Ballot Access Lawsuit
Republican Helen Brady says she was unfairly bumped off the ballot.
House Progressives Push for Higher Massachusetts Tax Revenues
The state is said to be facing a $6-7 billion revenue loss, and the Senate has shown little appetite for raising taxes during the pandemic.
Cumberland Farms Drops Beer and Wine Ballot Question
The question would have allowed more food stores in Massachusetts to sell alcohol.
State Outlines Plan to Bring Students Back to Schools
The Baker Administration unveiled a back-to-school framework that allows for in-person education to resume with a range of new COVID-19 safety protocols.
Mass Maritime to Manage Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey
A bill would let Mass. Maritime use the schooner for educational and training purposes and host excursions or tours.