12/05/13 10:18 AM
BOSTON — Attorney General Martha Coakley is urging a court to stop new federal fishing regulations which she called an "existential threat" to New England's 400-year-old fishing industry. Coakley said her office's motion for summary judgment, filed in the United States District Court in...
By Rebecca Berg | 12/04/13 09:54 AM
Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is making all the right moves for someone looking to make another Senate run. This time, however, the seat Brown might seek is in neighboring New Hampshire. Brown, who lost a re-election bid in Massachusetts in 2012, has over the past few weeks become...
By Steve LeBlanc | 11/20/13 10:16 AM
BOSTON — The Massachusetts Senate has voted to raise the state's minimum wage from $8 to $11 per hour by 2016 and tie subsequent increases to inflation. The bill, approved by a 32-7 vote Tuesday, would increase the wage for the state's lowest-paid workers in increments over the next three...
By Associated Press | 11/18/13 09:45 AM
Attorney General Martha Coakley is asking state regulators to reject a $30 million rate hike request by a natural gas company that serves 300,000 Massachusetts customers because of what she considers unnecessary spending by company executives.
11/18/13 09:31 AM
Unemployment remains stubbornly high. Paycheck growth, especially for minimum-wage workers, is stagnant. Yet even lacking a full economic recovery, millions of needy families around the United States and in Massachusetts are losing a portion of their federal food stamp benefits this month....
By Susan Haigh | 11/13/13 09:43 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. — Thousands of students in five states will be spending more time at school. More than 9,000 students are attending select, high-poverty schools in Connecticut, Colorado, Massachusetts and New York that have developed expanded school schedules as part of the TIME...
By Associated Press | 11/07/13 05:36 PM
BOSTON — Former state Sen. Warren Tolman entered the race for attorney general on Thursday, making him the third Democrat to seek the office currently held by Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Martha Coakley. Tolman, the 1998 Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor and a 2002 candidate for...
11/04/13 10:07 AM
The first competitive race for mayor of Boston in three decades is coming down to the wire, and outside cash has poured into the race.
By Meghashyam Mali | 10/30/13 11:38 AM
Mitt Romney slammed Obamacare in a statement posted to his Facebook page, hours before Obama is slated to speak in Boston and defend his health law.
10/30/13 07:19 AM
(www.nytimes.com) Martin J. Walsh is a recovering alcoholic, and his campaign has moved many former addicts to step out from the shadows and publicly support him.
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