We hear about what the law will mean for health care consumers in Massachusetts.
A roundtable discussion of the Legislature winding down, the race for the 4th Congressional seat heating up and the candidates for Senate grabbing national attention.
Building on it’s “first-in-the nation” health insurance reform plan, Massachusetts is about to become the first state to tackle the growing problem of high health care costs in a serious way.
Gov. Deval Patrick suggested on Tuesday that he might be ready to sign so-called “three strikes” legislation — which would eliminate the possibility of parole for repeat violent offenders — but will seek commitments from legislative leaders to work on improving the bill next session.
Single-gender schools have long been established in the private school system, but current law prohibits them in the public school system.
The Mass. House voted 152-1 against the governor’s latest amendment, which would have eased restrictions on how food stamps could be used.
The city of Lowell will become one of the first cities in the country to allow 17-year-old residents to vote, but only in municipal elections.
Massachusetts residents woke up to the year 2011 to find a radiant, blue sky and unseasonably warm temperatures. But that’s not the mood on Beacon Hill, where the 2011 state legislative session gets under way this week. We get the grim forecast from Craig Sandler of the State House News Service.
On Wednesday, the Boston school committee will vote on a controversial plan by Superintendent Carol Johnson to close nine schools and merge another eight.
As part of our series of interviews with gubernatorial candidates in the 2010 race, we speak with the independent. Treasurer Tim Cahill takes your calls, comments and tweets, live in the studio.
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