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2 hrs ago | Go Local
A gas tax repeal initiative appears to be heading to Bay State ballots next year, raising the question: does Massachusetts really need the money in the first place? According to Ryan Fattman, a freshman state representative from the 18th Worcester district, the state has money to spare.
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Should states get to ban abortion?
6 hrs ago | Boston.com
In 1990, only about a decade after the bloody and divisive battles over desegregation in Boston, an international visitor came to the city bringing a message of peace.
9 hrs ago | CBS Local
Gov. Deval Patrick called the anti-apartheid leader "a remarkable and inspiring example of resilience, persistence, determination and grace, in his time and for all time."
13 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times
While Gov. Deval Patrick welcomed new direct flights from Boston to Beijing, an airport official said Shanghai, Hong Kong and Brazil might also lie on the horizon of destinations.
17 hrs ago | Boston Herald
Yet we're quick to call one another racists anyway - even when evidence is slim and facts aren't known.
18 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
On Tuesday, activists and workers delivered enough signatures to the State House to get a question on the 2014 ballot about whether to guarantee that the state's workers get paid sick days.
22 hrs ago | Boston.com
The Patrick administration is trying to block the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah from opening a small casino on tribal land on the western edge of Martha's Vineyard.
PROTECTING CHILDREN: Responding to a report showing foster kids are at a high risk of abuse, Gov. Deval Patrick, above, said yesterday he plans to sit down with officials from the Department of Children and Families.
Inside a Statehouse hearing room Tuesday, Neil Andersen could only try to explain how a wind turbine affected the past four years of his life in Falmouth.
Economic triggers have been met to force a reduction in the state income tax in 2014 from 5.25 percent to 5.2 percent.
Despite fare hikes and a financial bailout last year and an influx of new taxes set into law this summer, the MBTA is on course for another multimillion-dollar deficit this fiscal year, which a top T official blamed on an arbitration award for a T employees union.
The sled dog races, cancelled for two straight winters because of a lack of snow, will not happen this winter in Hamilton.
If you or your organization donates $100,000 to the Democratic Governors Association you get six tickets and preferred seating today at the Winter Policy conference in Hartford.
Charlie Baker, the only candidate in the gubernatorial race who has run for the office previously, trounced the field in fundraising last month, hauling in $261,370 in October.
Beacon Hill's "Big Three" -- the state's most powerful forces behind enactment of the 2011 expanded gaming law -- are of like minds in disapproving of hypothetical casino proposals in their hometowns.
Republican candidate for governor Charles Baker is teaming up with former state Rep. Karyn Polito in his quest to wrest the Corner Office back under GOP control.
Though it was not a part of his original transportation financing plan, Gov. Deval Patrick on Monday said it would be a mistake to block automatic gas-tax increases in the future and criticized the law's opponents for accepting money from the gas tax in their hometowns.