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Some State Lawmakers Want A Return To Rent Control, But Baker Isn't Buying It08:29
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A new housing development being built on Lewis Street along the Boston Harbor. (Kathleen Dubos for WBUR)
A new housing development being built on Lewis Street along the Boston Harbor. (Kathleen Dubos for WBUR)

Back in 1994, state voters narrowly banned rent control on a ballot question. Now, a group of Massachusetts lawmakers is trying to bring it back, saying it could help turn the tide on rising rental prices. But Governor Charlie Baker says it would be a move in the "wrong direction."

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Chris Lisinki, reporter with the State House News Service. He tweets @ChrisLisinski.

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