Regulators Set to Award States 1st Commercial Pot License

BOSTON (AP) — State marijuana regulators are likely to award the first business license under the state's recreational marijuana law, but it won't … [Read more...]

Deal Struck on Family Leave, Sales Tax, $15 Minimum Wage

BOSTON (AP) — A compromise has emerged at the Statehouse that could keep three potential questions off the Massachusetts ballot in November. A … [Read more...]

State Supreme Court Strikes Down ‘Millionaire Tax’ Ballot Question

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the decision by the Massachusetts high court to block a proposed "millionaire tax" (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A … [Read more...]

Representative Crocker appointed to Civics Education Bill Conference Committee

CAPE COD-  House Minority Leader Bradley Jones, Jr. announced his appointment of Representative Will Crocker to the conference committee on an … [Read more...]

State Renews Law to Boost Biotechnology Sector

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker has signed a bill that seeks to continue the state's commitment to the life sciences industry over the next five … [Read more...]

On Beacon Hill, Tense Wait for SJC ‘Millionaire Tax’ Ruling

BOSTON (AP) — All eyes are on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court as it determines the fate of a proposed constitutional amendment that would … [Read more...]

Massachusetts House OKs Bill to Make State Climate Resilient

BOSTON (AP) — A bill authorizing Massachusetts to borrow up to $300 million to better prepare for the effects of climate change has sailed through the … [Read more...]

Massachusetts Sues Opioid Maker, Executives Over Drug Crisis

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is suing the maker of OxyContin over the deadly opioid crisis and is the first state to also target company … [Read more...]

Massachusetts to Hire 5 New Federal Prosecutors

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is getting five new federal prosecutors to work on violent crime, civil enforcement and immigration cases. The new … [Read more...]

New Commander Takes Over the First Coast Guard District

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has appointed a new commander for the First Coast Guard District. Rear Admiral Andrew Tiongson took over the new … [Read more...]