Massachusetts High Court Delays Hearing on Vaping Ban Suit

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' highest court is holding off hearing arguments in the vaping industry's challenge of the state's temporary ban on vapor … [Read more...]

Rep. Crocker Maintains Perfect Voting Record for 3rd Straight Year

BOSTON - Second Barnstable District State Representative Will Crocker maintained a perfect voting record for the first half of the 2019-2020 … [Read more...]

Massachusetts Lawmakers Still Must Pass $1.1B Spending Plan

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers are returning from Thanksgiving with one big leftover on their plate — what to do with a $1.1 billion surplus in … [Read more...]

Vaping Industry Slams Massachusetts Ban on Flavored Products

BOSTON (AP) — An industry group is criticizing Massachusetts’ new statewide ban on flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes, … [Read more...]

Judge Rules that Immigrants Can’t be Detained by Default

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that detaining certain immigrants by default during immigration court proceedings is unconstitutional. U.S. … [Read more...]

Rep. Fernandes Says Divestment Bill Gaining Support

BOSTON - A divestment bill filed by Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket State Representative Dylan Fernandes (D-Falmouth) is gaining attention. The … [Read more...]

Baker Signs Ban on Sale of Flavored Tobacco, Vaping Products, & Menthol Cigarettes

BOSTON (AP) — The governor of Massachusetts has signed into law a groundbreaking ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products, … [Read more...]

Opioid-related Deaths on Decline in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — The number of opioid-related overdose deaths in Massachusetts declined by about 6 percent in the first nine months of this year compared … [Read more...]

Gov. Baker Signs Bill with $1.5B in New School Spending

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker has signed into law a bill that would provide $1.5 billion in new spending on the state's K-12 education … [Read more...]

Gov. Baker Signs Distracted Driving Bill

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has joined every other New England state by barring drivers from using hand-held cellphones behind the … [Read more...]
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