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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.
Last week, a committee in Massachusetts moved closer to banning hydraulic fracturing in the Bay State.
Starting next year, the T will run all subway trains and the 15 most popular bus routes until 3 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Patrick is asking the Supreme Judicial Court to affirm a 1983 land settlement between the Commonwealth and the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head in which the state contends the tribe forfeited its right to tribal gaming on the island.
Gov. Deval Patrick filed a lawsuit against the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head on Monday seeking to block the tribe's plans to build a casino in Aquinnah.
He stepped in to block a huge raise for a highly paid head of a state agency. He forced out a leading candidate for president of the University of Massachusetts.
Gov. Deval Patrick is suing to block the Martha's Vineyard-based Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe from opening a small casino on the island.