by Bryce Covert Posted on June 19, 2014
After the governor's expected signature, the state's minimum wage will rise to $11 an hour by 2017.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on May 23, 2014 Updated: May 22, 2014
Massachusetts hasn't been a leader on voting rights reform. But now it joins 33 other states in allowing its residents to vote early.
by Scott Keyes Posted on May 13, 2014
Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) isn't just reading about poverty. He's out to learn about it firsthand.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on May 11, 2014 Updated: August 6, 2014
Deval Patrick is finishing up his second term as Governor of Massachusetts this year, but instead of fading into the role of a lame duck, he said something on Friday that it’s possible no sitting governor has said before.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 9, 2014
The state will soon be the fourth to pass a domestic workers bill of rights.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 24, 2014
When climate deniers can't get elected, the entire debate changes.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 24, 2014
How many people, hospitals, homes and schools are at risk from sea level rise in your area? Data for five New England states has just been added to Climate Central's interactive sea level rise map.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 7, 2014
The state House passed legislation that included a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights to expand their labor protections.
by Scott Keyes Posted on March 21, 2014 Updated: March 21, 2014
"I'm really into you, I promise, but I couldn't convince the judge to let us do it!"
by Josh Israel Posted on March 16, 2014
Mayor Walsh explained, "As mayor of the city of Boston, I have to do my best to ensure that all Bostonians are free to participate fully in the civic life of our city.