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The Massachusetts Senate has given final approval to its version of the state budget, setting the stage for negotiations with the House over the $34 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that starts July 1. Senators passed the budget on a 36-3 vote just before midnight Thursday after adding more than $68 million in spending over two days of ... (more)
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An amendement sponsored by Sen. Brian A. Joyce to protect the Fowl Meadow habitat on the Milton-Canton line has been voted to the Senate's Fiscal Year 2014 budget, according to an announcement this week.
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You've heard all the campaigns and statistics: Smoking Kills. It's the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. And it's expensive.
The life and sacrifice of Army Spc. Mitchell K. Daehling, who was killed May 14 in Afghanistan, was remembered during a moving service with full military honors Friday at St.
With over 33,000 small American flags planted in the ground on Boston Common, dozens gathered nearby Thursday to pay tribute to the men and women who gave their lives in service to their country.
When the CapeFLYER officially kicks off Boston-to-Cape Cod rail service today, it is expected to draw a lot of attention.
Cowan will be addressing the graduating class Friday morning at the school's Chestnut Hill campus.
In full-page newspaper ads Thursday, the Associated Industries of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership say the state already has expensive energy, and the project's above-market power costs will make it tougher to attract business.
Minnesota's move to raise $2.1 billion in new taxes, largely from the wealthy, to fund government programs puts it among a handful of states controlled by Democrats that are adopting more liberal fiscal policies at a time when many Republican-dominated statehouses are pushing to cut taxes.
The state Senate adopted an amendment today with a slew of reforms aimed at tightening the sex offender laws, which came under intense scrutiny following the arrest of a Level 1 offender last year on charges he sexually abused children and infants.
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian has opened a congressional campaign committee account as he eyes a run for the U.S. House if Congressman Edward Markey wins the state's special U.S. Senate election.
Attorney General Eric Holder signed off on a controversial search warrant that identified Fox News reporter James Rosen as a 'possible co-conspirator' in violations of the Espionage Act and authorized seizure of his private emails, a law enforcement official told NBC News on Thursday.
Editor's Note: The following information is from a press release. Governor Deval Patrick announced the nomination of three administrative judges on the Industrial Accident Board at the Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents : Sabina T. Herlihy, Joseph Labadini and Yvonne Vieira-Cardoza. Joseph Labadini also has many years of litigation ... (more)
Tacking on special commissions and bumping up spending in areas across the nearly $33.9 billion budget proposal, the Senate on Wednesday charged through more than half the 725 amendments before it during its first day of annual budget deliberations.
Nobody's all that surprised to see Tim "Crash" Murray take the golden parachute.
You may have noticed a very patriotic sight in Boston Common starting Wednesday afternoon: thousands of small American flags planted not far from the intersection of Beacon and Charles Street.