House Passes Legislation Expanding Definition of Abuse

HYANNIS - The state House of Representatives passed legislation to strengthen rules against domestic abuse and image-based sexual abuse. The act would … [Read more...]

Massachusetts Lawmakers Unveil Sweeping $1 Billion Tax Relief Package

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers unveiled a tax relief package Tuesday aimed at delivering $561 million in reductions to taxpayers and companies … [Read more...]

Electrical Fire, Carbon Monoxide Concerns Close Massachusetts Statehouse for 2 Days

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Statehouse was closed for a second day Wednesday after an electrical fire in the basement was discovered a day … [Read more...]

Massachusetts Senate Unveils $590 Million Tax Relief Proposal

BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate unveiled a long-awaited $590 million tax relief proposal as the Democratic-led Senate and House, and Democratic … [Read more...]

Senate Budget Includes $50M Borrowing Increase for Steamship Authority

FALMOUTH - The Steamship Authority could see a $50 million boost to its borrowing limit under an article introduced in the proposed budget for Fiscal … [Read more...]

Senate Budget Includes Money for District Attorney’s Office

HYANNIS - The State Senate has approved a $56 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2024.  If approved by the House, the budget would provide boosts … [Read more...]

Massachusetts Senate Unveils Nearly $56B State Budget Plan

  BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Senate unveiled a $55.8 billion state budget proposal for the new fiscal year Tuesday even as tax … [Read more...]

Organs in Exchange for Freedom? Mass. Bill Raises Ethical Concerns

BOSTON (AP) - A proposal to let prisoners in Massachusetts donate organs and bone marrow to shave time off their sentence is raising profound ethical … [Read more...]

Spending Bill Supports Local Initiatives, Blue Economy

HYANNIS – Lawmakers on Beacon Hill passed a $3.8 billion spending bill last week that would support a variety of local initiatives on the Cape and … [Read more...]

Massachusetts Lawmakers Approve More Than $52B Budget Plan

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts lawmakers approved a $52.7 billion state budget Monday, more than two weeks into the state’s new fiscal year. The … [Read more...]
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