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Huff Templeton is running for the state Senate seat held by state Sen. Adams Hinds, who is running for lieutenant governor of the Bay State.
A delayed experiment to enhance tourist access to the Berkshires will finally roll this summer, five years after a subsidy was secured.
The North Adams Democratic City Committee and Williamstown Democratic Town Committee will host a meet and greet with four candidates for lieutenant governor and one for state auditor in advance of the 2022 Massachusetts Democratic Primary.
Western Massachusetts legislators and regional planning agencies will host five state funding information sessions for Western Massachusetts cities and towns. The first session begins Tuesday, April 12, from 3 to 6 p.m. via Zoom.
At a launch event at Berkshire Community College on Monday, local legislators and organizers said a new amendment could bring billions to the state's infrastructure and education systems by way of higher taxes on incomes over $1 million.
A $485 million increase in funding for K-12 public schools in Gov. Charlie Baker’s budget proposal is a step in the right direction, Berkshire County lawmakers say, but they are concerned that the unique needs of rural districts aren’t being addressed.
“West-east” rail, for state Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, is more than a catchphrase. Unless work for Pittsfield-to-Boston passenger rail begins in Western Massachusetts, the Lenox Democrat says, he does not expect to board that train in his lifetime.
With the kickoff of the annual budget process and the deadline to act on bills fast approaching, the Massachusetts Legislature has entered what lawmakers say is a busy stretch. Here's what your elected officials say they're working on.
Many Western Massachusetts residents are well aware of what mud season does to dirt roads, but a proposal from Western Massachusetts lawmakers asks the state Legislature to take a look at the issue.
On the national holiday on Monday marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., community leaders, civil rights advocates, parents and children gathered — virtually — all with a pivotal dream in mind.