BOSTON -- Gov. Deval Patrick and Mayor-elect Martin Walsh met on Monday for the first time since Walsh's victory in the Nov. 5 election and promised to continue a strong partnership between the Statehouse and City Hall.
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.
BOSTON -- Leaders of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe said they were confident a revised casino compact signed Friday by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick would win approval from the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs, which rejected an earlier agreement reached with the state.
BOSTON -- Gov. Deval Patrick is planning to sign a new tribal casino compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag approved by the Legislature last week.
BOSTON -- Gov. Deval Patrick says the state is committing $73 million to build or preserve affordable housing in Massachusetts.
BOSTON -- Foxwoods has faced tough questions from Massachusetts gambling regulators at a hearing on its bid to develop a resort casino in Milford.
REVERE, Mass. -- Efforts to build a casino at the Suffolk Downs horse track are scheduled to continue this week even though voters in East Boston rejected a proposed resort.
LAWRENCE, Mass. -- The mayor of Lawrence has asked for a recount after last week's narrow election loss, but his opponent is already calling the request a waste of time.
LAWRENCE, Mass. -- Three days after Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua lost in his bid for re-election officials counted the absentee ballots and closed the gap between the candidates.
PALMER, Mass. -- Mohegan Sun has asked for a recount after voters in Palmer narrowly rejected its plan for a $1 billion resort casino in the central Massachusetts town.
BOSTON -- Gov. Deval Patrick will be leaving a spiffy executive suite for his Statehouse successor.
BOSTON -- Mayor-elect Marty Walsh wasted no time getting his team in place for when he takes office in January.
LAWRENCE, Mass. -- Two days after losing his mayoral position in by 60 votes William Lantigua has yet to request a recall.
BOSTON -- When Marty Walsh won the Boston mayor's race, Vice President Joe Biden was quick to pick up the phone to congratulate him.
BOSTON -- Backers of two high-profile casino proposals were weighing their next moves on Wednesday after the projects were defeated by voters in local referendums, further shrinking the field of viable candidates to open the first destination resort casinos in Massachusetts.
DORCHESTER, Mass. -- Neighbors of the new mayor-elect say they think the Marty Walsh they've known for years won't change.
BOSTON -- After State Rep. Marty Walsh’s historic win Tuesday night, the mayor-elect moves forward with his transition to Boston City Hall.
LAWRENCE, Mass. -- Ballots from the Lawrence mayoral election were locked in a vault under police guard Wednesday in anticipation of a possible recount in the nonpartisan race, with challenger Daniel Rivera claiming a narrow victory over incumbent William Lantigua.
BOSTON -- House lawmakers are planning to debate a $20 million welfare overhaul bill.
BOSTON -- Casino supporters were dealt twin setbacks on Tuesday as voters in East Boston rejected a proposal by the Suffolk Downs race track and voters in Palmer narrowly defeated a bid by Mohegan Sun to build a resort casino in the western Massachusetts town.
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