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The budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 calls for an increase of $1.4 billion, or about 4.4 percent, over the current year.
The Rev. John Denning, a native Rhode Islander and the current vice-president for student affairs at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., has been named the college's 10th president, it was announced Friday.
Construction employment in the Bay State slipped by 600 jobs in April, a shift that tracked closely to a modest decline nationally.
A Massachusetts woman awaiting retrial in the 2010 strangulation and beating death of her wife has asked a judge to free her on bail.
The four largest health insurers in Massachusetts have reported mixed first-quarter financial results, with two posting income gains, one registering lower earnings, and one reporting a loss.
The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the ongoing commitment to expanding opportunities for economic development and job creation between Massachusetts and Ireland.
The National Weather Service is warning of elevated fire weather conditions this afternoon as gusty west winds of 30-40 mph throughout southeastern Massachusetts combine with low relative humidity.
The "Massachusetts experiment" in health care reform shows the importance and value of federal tax breaks in providing incentives for businesses to offer employees coverage, according to health care policy experts.
A high-ranking Internal Revenue Service official at the center of a scandal into revelations that the agency improperly scrutinized conservative groups has bowed out of her commitment to deliver the keynote address at a Massachusetts law school's commencement.
Holyoke Retirement System issued an RFP for a private equity firm to manage $8 million to $12 million, according to a posting on the website of the Massachusetts Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission.
The Senate's budget chief on Wednesday described differences between the House and Senate spending plans for fiscal 2014 as "incremental," but a quick review of the bill shows the branches taking different paths on education and welfare issues.
P iling up more potential scandals than flapjacks at the IHOP, President Barack Obama must act decisively to put his presidency back on track.
One of President Barack Obama's re-election campaign co-chairmen used a leaked document from the IRS to attack GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney during the 2012 election NOM, a pro-traditional marriage organization, claims the IRS leaked their 2008 confidential financial documents to the rival Human Rights Campaign.
Tavares' work with Romney goes back seven years, to his time as general counsel during Romney's stint as governor of Massachusetts.