A man on the eastern side of the state has been arrested in connection with the death of an 11-year-old girl from Lawrence.
Governor Charlie Baker is preparing to submit his latest state budget to the Legislature amid signs of a looming economic slowdown and calls by some on Beacon Hill to raise taxes for education and other initiatives.
State lawmakers filed two bills to give police officers and courts tools to ensure dangerous criminals off the streets and in custody while they wait for their trial to begin.
Governor Charlie Baker signed a bill Friday morning that would bring more equity to state and federal branches of the military.
The state has granted nearly $4 million for conservation projects across the Commonwealth.
More than 150 students spent their day discussing and then agreeing to legislation that would strengthen efforts to prevent deaths from drug overdose.
Gov. Charlie Baker filed legislation Friday to authorize the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to make sports betting available to people over the age of 21.
At Sexual Health Lobby Day at the State House on Thursday, lawmakers encouraged advocates to get involved with public health legislation that they hope to pass this session.