Mass. Legislature

Bledsoe Pushes Wine Bill On Beacon Hill
Former New England Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe is urging Massachusetts lawmakers to end a ban on direct wine shipments to consumers.
 
    Bledsoe now operates a winery in Washington state. He said Thursday the prohibition on direct wine shipments has prevented him from selli…
State Lawmakers To Consider Tougher Gun Control Laws
Massachusetts lawmakers are weighing tougher gun control measures, from requiring gun owners to buy liability insurance to setting tighter standards for firearms licenses.  State Rep. David Linsky, a Natick Democrat, said he plans to file by mid-January what he called a comprehensive bill to en…