BOSTON — Labor unions poured millions of dollars into the campaign coffers of Democratic candidates ahead of the midterm elections, according to newly released data.
BOSTON – In a campaign cycle where record numbers of female candidates sought elected office, women picked up a handful of seats on Beacon Hill to boost their representation in the Legislature to new high of 28.5 percent.
NEWBURYPORT — Guns and raw sewage were hot topics at a political forum Wednesday night featuring state Rep. Jim Kelcourse, R-Amesbury, and Democratic challenger Jennifer Rocco-Runnion.
BOSTON – Early voting earned positive reviews during its inaugural run in Massachusetts, but lawmakers have so far been hesitant about implementing the voter convenience for this year’s primary elections -- historically low-turnout affairs in which some incumbents face challengers.
BOSTON — With several lawmakers jockeying for the Senate presidency, Democrat Harriette Chandler said Wednesday she will remain in the top post until the end of the legislative session.
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Secretary of State William Galvin is inviting the public and candidates for elected office to submit comments on a topic that is usually quietly settled by Beacon Hill leaders. Galvin's office on Friday morning announced he'll hold a Jan. 2 public hearing and accept written comments through …
BOSTON — After swearing in Fitchburg Republican Dean Tran on Wednesday, Gov. Charlie Baker celebrated the expanded ranks of the Senate’s minority caucus with Minority Leader Bruce Tarr.
BOSTON – A loophole in state election law allows unions to give up to $15,000 to candidates each election cycle, which Republicans say gives Democratic candidates an unfair advantage.
BOSTON – House Speaker Robert DeLeo was challenged this week by a prominent progressive considering a run for governor who suggested the Winthrop Democrat should face a primary opponent next year if he does not support the party platform.
BOSTON – There may be a major tax cut competing with the significant tax increase that's already being prepared for the 2018 ballot in Massachusetts.
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Legislature has opened a new two-year session on Beacon Hill by re-electing Winthrop Democrat Robert DeLeo as House speaker and Amherst Democrat Stan Rosenberg as Senate president.
BOSTON – More than 1 million people cast their ballots during Massachusetts' first early voting period, according to Secretary of State William Galvin, who predicted that over 3 million people will vote in this year's presidential and state election.