- Baker signs bill to crack down on fentanyl trafficking Updated: Nov-24-15 6:36 pm
BOSTON - A law signed Tuesday by Gov. Charlie Baker makes trafficking of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic drug sometimes mixed with heroin, a crime punishable by up to 20 years in prison.
- Members of Congress urge passage of transgender rights bill Updated: Nov-10-15 1:57 am
BOSTON - U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy and six other members of the state's congressional delegation have sent letters to House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Senate President Stan Rosenberg urging them to pass legislation extending non-discrimination protections to transgender people in public spaces in Massachusetts.