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Hundreds of young people stormed downtown Boston yesterday afternoon, rallying for the allocation of more funds to youth employment programs that create jobs for students.
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An independent group that has been examining the child welfare system in Massachusetts is expected to issue its first recommendations.
The Legislature has approved a bill authorizing the state to borrow up to $177 million dollars to upgrade the state's military installations.
Patrick said the one-year trial will apply to all four subway lines on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and 15 major bus routes.
Emirates arrives in New England. The first flight operated by a 777-200LR arrived in Boston from Dubai on 10 March.
As a third-party candidate for governor, Evan Falchuk knows he has an uphill climb in attempting to win over voters without the support of a major party.
In his appearance before the Berkshire Business Roundtable Tuesday at the Country Club of Pittsfield, Governor Deval Patrick stuck to his guns on the need for a raise in the minimum wage in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts cities and towns would be guaranteed a $125 million increase across the state's two biggest local aid accounts under a resolution announced Wednesday by top House and Senate Democrats.
Provided by the Massachusetts Unclaimed Property Division: Treasurer Steven Grossman announced that the state has added in the last six months more than 45,000 unclaimed properties in excess of $100 million combined that are owed to people and businesses.
In an effort to give women their best opportunity for success in the workplace, Gov. Deval Patrick on Wednesday will announce a new initiative to examine policies the state can promote and adopt to advance the careers of women and the creation a fellowship program placing women in year-long executive branch positions.
State Senate Majority Leader Stanley C. Rosenberg, the architect of the state's casino law, said he has no interest in revisiting it despite mogul Steve Wynn's push to reduce the state's cut.
Treasurer Steven Grossman today pressed fellow gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Martha Coakley to support Massachusetts granting driver's licenses to illegal immigrants, a policy she has opposed.
Nearly four months after it was aired at a public hearing, legislation aimed at facilitating the $1.1 billion expansion of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center appears poised to move out of committee with a strong endorsement from a top House lawmaker.
Following a tour of the Nuclea Biotechnologies facility on Elm Street Tuesday, Gov. Deval Patrick said the same strategies that expanded biotech in the Boston area can be used to grow the industry out here.
President Barack Obama continues to push for raising the federal minimum wage over a two-and-a-half year time frame, from its current $7.25 an hour to $10.10, then indexing it to inflation.
Negotiations on Beacon Hill over how to move a bill that would lift the cap on charter schools in underperforming districts spilled over into the governor's race on Monday with Republican Charlie Baker asking rival Democrats in the race to join him in calling for a cap lift.