AG Maura Healey

Baker signs Fentanyl Trafficking Bill
(Associated Press)  -  A new Massachusetts law makes trafficking of the powerful synthetic drug fentanyl a crime punishable by up to 20 years in prison.
Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday signed a bill that was approved by the Legislature as one response to the deadly epidemic of opioid abuse in…
Baker: Daily Fantasy Sports Not Gambling
Gov. Charlie Baker says he does not consider daily fantasy sports to be a form of gambling.
The Republican, responding to a reporter's question, said he believes it's a game of skill. He says he played a free game online to get a sense of what it was about...
Treasurer: Mass. Lottery Exploring Fantasy Sports Options
(Associated Press) - State Treasurer Deb Goldberg says she's exploring whether the Massachusetts Lottery should enter the lucrative online world of fantasy sports.
Goldberg said Wednesday that as head of the lottery commission, she always has to be thinking about potential competition to the lot…
Opposition Mounting To Obama's Emission-Cutting Initative
Opponents are already vowing to sue the government, in order to block new environmental rules from taking effect.
The plan unveiled by President Barack Obama Monday is aimed at dramatically cutting emissions from U.S. power plants.
Obama warned that if nothing is done about climate change, it will thr…