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The commonwealth joins eight other states in restricting carbon dioxide emissions.
Government, Police & Fire
Gov. Deval Patrick unveiled legislation on Wednesday that would tighten gun control laws in Massachusetts while increasing funding for mental health services and enhance background checks. Is this sensible, or reactionary?
Tell us: do you think we need to increase taxes to strengthen education and transportation?
In January, the cabinet will have new secretaries of finance, education, health and public safety.
A study finds that Bay Staters will pay more if the child and college tuition tax credits expire.
News, Holiday Guide
Gov. Patrick gave Xavier Rodgers, 3, of Somerville, the microphone for the countdown to the tree lighting. The governor read "'Twas the Night Before Christmas."
The Internet giant has been exempt from collecting sales taxes in Massachusetts, but some say that changed when it bought a North Reading company this year.
The funded initiative works to streamline and strengthen early education.
The mayor of Boston and Gov. Patrick joined family members of 9/11 victims on Tuesday morning in commemoration ceremonies.
“Happy hour is a very bad thing for our industry," says one.
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