State House News Service
Fed Review to Further Delay Vineyard Wind
AG Maura Healey says her office is reviewing all available options to insure the project moves forward.
MassDOT: State’s Traffic Congestion Problem at ‘Tipping Point’
MassDOT researchers say following a steady increase in traffic between 2013 and 2018, the state is at a "tipping point" where many routes are unreliable.
Lawmakers Investigating RMV Frustrated with Baker’s Cooperation
State officials warned in a Tuesday letter that they are "losing confidence in the Administration's willingness to cooperate fully."
Vehicle Repair Coalition Files 2020 Ballot Proposal
Backers of a proposed initiative, the Vehicle Repair Bill, are closer to putting their question before voters next year.
Mass. Dems: Baker’s Back Room Deal Disenfranchises Taunton Voters
The state's Democratic Party is blasting the appointment of the Taunton Mayor to Register of Probate as the signature-gathering period for mayoral candidates ends.
Hoye Appointed Register of Probate, O’Connell Enters Mayoral Race
Hoye, who has served as mayor since 2012 says he plans to resign from his current office and will not run in this year's election.
UMass Trustees Approve 2.5 Percent Tuition Hike
The UMass Board of Trustees Approved a 2.5 percent tuition hike on Friday.
Montigny’s Distracted Driving Bill Hung Up Heading Into Recess
Both branches held sessions from Wednesday afternoon until after 12:00 a.m. Thursday in what was expected to be the last day before a traditional August recess.
Gov. Baker Signs Fiscal 2020 State Budget
The Massachusetts Legislature this year was the last in the country to finalize a spending plan and send it to the governor.
RMV Employees: No Action on Several Warnings of Piled-Up Tickets
Employees revealed that there had been multiple warnings within the RMV about backlogs of tens of thousands of notices that prompted little or no action.