Seven officers won’t be recertified on Friday

JUNE 30, 2022…..Out of more than 8,500 law enforcement officers who must meet the state’s new policing standards by Friday, at least seven will notRead More

Social media, membership questions ruled inappropriate in police recertification

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JUNE 28, 2022…..Just days before the deadline for thousands of law enforcement officers to be recertified, a judge has ruled that twoRead More

Mass. House Dems roll out reproductive rights bill

Representatives could vote as soon as Wednesday on a reproductive care access measure responding to last week’s seismic U.S. Supreme Court decision as well asRead More

Baker: Dobbs ruling may attract business to Mass.

A spending bill dedicating money to reproductive health care access could soon land on Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk, and in the wake of a SupremeRead More

Contradicting the MBTA, contractor say column damaged by water

The private construction firm MBTA officials blamed for the tunnel risks behind a Green and Orange Line partial closure contended Friday that the problem stemsRead More

Hamstrung MBTA turns to “hiring blitz”

The MBTA will be running some of its subway lines at reduced-service weekend levels every day through the summer as it tries to address aRead More

Chang-Díaz ends campaign for governor

Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz on Thursday ended her campaign for governor, a move that clears Attorney General Maura Healey’s path toward the Democratic nomination though Chang-DíazRead More

Poll: Mass. residents favor fare-free buses, clean transit

More than eight in 10 Massachusetts residents want the MBTA and the state’s regional transit authorities to offer discounted service for riders who earn theRead More

Biden remarks spark renewed gas tax debate

With gas prices across Massachusetts still hovering around an average of $5 per gallon, a Senate Republican chimed in Tuesday morning on the chamber floorRead More

Estate tax changes appearing more likely in Massachusetts

BOSTON, JUNE 21, 2022…..The odds of estate tax reform appeared to improve Tuesday, and a potential tax relief package could also feature some ideas thatRead More