Michael P. Norton

The Legislature on Wednesday approved a bilingual education reform bill designed to give educators more flexibility in teaching English language learners. A conference committee...
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A bill that would guarantee copay-free coverage for birth control in Massachusetts earned initial approval in the House Wednesday morning and appears likely to be...
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State law in Massachusetts bans municipalities from passing breed-based dog ordinances and now lawmakers are hearing a push to ban insurers from refusing to issue...
The Senate Ways and Means Committee recommended legislation enabling the RMV to hold up an application for a placard while verifying applica…...
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The House plans in the coming days to resume formal sessions after a six-week summer recess, but the Senate's recess will extend into the fall...
BOSTON - Most acute care hospital systems in Massachusetts were profitable during the 2016 fiscal year, but the median financial margin fell from the previous fiscal...
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Anti-racism groups called upon Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to develop a public safety plan to address a rally planned on Common this Saturday.
State government in Massachusetts has exhibited "serious signs of fiscal distress" and in fiscal 2015 posted an overall condition that was better than only Illinois...
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The House and Senate have informal sessions scheduled Thursday, perhaps the last chance to address funding before payroll funds run out.
Senate President Stanley Rosenberg on Tuesday threw a new wrinkle into the long debate over whether Massachusetts should create an underground tunnel to link train...
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Some legislators say that other states are doing far better jobs at providing tourist information to visitors.
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