- Lawmakers OK bill to avoid health care pricing ballot fight Updated: May-26-16 8:00 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at avoiding a battle over a health care pricing ballot question.
- Department of Defense opening new office in Cambridge Updated: May-24-16 3:56 pm
BOSTON - The Department of Defense is hoping to tap into the East Coast's cutting-edge technology by opening a new office in Cambridge.
- William Weld's latest quixotic quest: A Libertarian VP run Updated: May-21-16 12:37 pm
BOSTON - News that William Weld hopes to run for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket may have come as a shock to longtime Beacon Hill watchers this week. Or maybe not.
- Baker likely won't back ex-Gov. Weld's Libertarian VP run Updated: May-20-16 3:18 pm
BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker says he considers former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld a mentor and friend, but that doesn't mean he'll be voting for the fellow Republican.
- Baker heading to Washington to discuss Amtrak, opioids Updated: May-18-16 12:30 am
BOSTON - Gov. Charlie Baker is heading to Washington.
- Rhode Island considers requiring preschools to test for lead Updated: May-08-16 2:06 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would require all Rhode Island preschools to test their tap water each year for lead.
- Massachusetts GOP governor says he won't vote for Trump Updated: May-04-16 5:23 pm
BOSTON - With Donald Trump now his party's presumptive nominee, Massachusetts Republican Gov. Charlie Baker suggested Wednesday that he might not even cast a vote for president in November.
- Massachusetts Republicans elect 27 delegates for convention Updated: Apr-30-16 6:58 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts Republicans on Saturday selected 27 of the state's 42 delegates to the GOP National Convention, where rivals of presidential candidate Donald Trump hope he will fail to get the required number of delegate-votes needed to win the nomination.
- Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales Updated: Apr-28-16 5:56 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across the state, which could make it the second to raise its threshold to 21 years old.