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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Rotonda West, FL - Joseph A. Lariviere, 82, of Rotonda West, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020, at Englewood Community Hospital. He was born on July 31, 1937, in Newburyport, Massachusetts, to the late Joseph and Mary Gagnon Lariviere. Joe is remembered as a loving husband, a caring fath…
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- Amesbury residents face 2-year reconstruction of Elm St.
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- New docking fees proposed on Newburyport's central waterfront
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- LETTER: Why was group forced from senior center?
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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.