The House enacted the bill 151-0 and in the Senate 40-0.
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The Massachusetts Cultural Council is reeling after Governor Baker proposed a 55% cut in its funding as a cost-saving measure. The MCC distributes grants and support to arts organizations across the state.
Wynn Resorts says construction could start as soon as next month.
In the past, Massachusetts police were only allowed to place a person in protective custody when incapacitated due to alcohol.
Some storms make their way to the region for Friday and Saturday night, but you could expect sunshine otherwise. Humidity will decrease by Sunday.
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The police union requested that the banner be removed. The mayor denied the request.
Powassan virus is rare, experts say, but about 10 percent of people with the most serious form of the disease die, and survivors may have long-term health problems.
Some of the job gains reflect the resolution of the Verizon workers' strike.
Former state chemist Annie Dookhan pleaded guilty in 2013 to charges of altering drug evidence and obstructing justice.
After a nice day today, moisture will come back to the area Friday along with some thunderstorms.
For Donald Trump supporters, his unfiltered, blunt style is a political asset.
The Boston politics of old is not the Boston politics of today.
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Baker lauded several improvements made to the transit system in the past year, but says there's plenty of important work that remains to be done.
Healey's office says an estimated 10,000 copycat assault weapons were sold in Massachusetts last year.
Now it's Martha's Vineyard's turn to consider a cutting-edge proposal by an MIT biologist to fight Lyme disease by modifying mouse genes. He presented last month on Nantucket as well.
The regular gatherings have become weekly routines in parts of Boston including Dorchester, Charlestown and Mattapan.
As Massachusetts' Republican governor sits out the party's national convention, some say there is a way to get behind both.
Rugby will be included in the Rio games this August for the first time since 1924. And there will be a Boston player on Team U.S.A.