- North Adams residents to deliver hospital petition Updated: Apr-15-14 3:04 am
- Clergy seek stronger minimum wage bill Updated: Apr-10-14 4:49 pm
- Massachusetts House releases $36.2B state budget Updated: Apr-09-14 6:16 pm
- Massachusetts House passes domestic abuse bill Updated: Apr-08-14 7:13 pm
- Massachusetts Governor: Minimum wage hike on track Updated: Apr-08-14 5:43 pm
- GOP's Baker: Tough anti-violence laws needed Updated: Mar-31-14 7:50 pm
- Mass. lawmaker has HIV, will lead AIDS group Updated: Mar-25-14 7:25 pm
BOSTON - A group of western Massachusetts residents, hospital workers and community leaders are planning a bus trip to the Statehouse to press the governor and legislative leaders to help restore health care services at North Adams Hospital.
BOSTON - A group representing clergy from around the state is urging lawmakers to agree on a bill that not only raises the minimum wage but also ties future increases in the wage to inflation.
BOSTON - Democratic leaders in the Massachusetts House unveiled a $36.2 billion state budget plan Wednesday for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
BOSTON - An overhaul of the state's domestic violence laws, including new bail guidelines and tougher penalties for abusers, unanimously cleared the Massachusetts House on Tuesday amid concerns from defense attorneys that the bill was hastily drafted and overly broad.
BOSTON - Gov. Deval Patrick says he's confident House and Senate lawmakers will hammer out a compromise on minimum wage legislation that has run into parliamentary roadblocks on Beacon Hill.
BOSTON - Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker says Massachusetts needs to do more to support victims of domestic violence including stiffening penalties for abusers, educating judges and making pepper sprays more readily available.
BOSTON - State Rep. Carl Sciortino said Tuesday he is HIV-positive and plans to step down to become the new executive director of The AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts.