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The Berkshire County branch of the NAACP will host state Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz, a candidate for governor, at its Wednesday meeting.
There was no opposition in the Joint Committee on Cannabis Policy to fresh legislation targeting persistent issues with host community agreements and social equity in the new cannabis industry.
Democrat gubernatorial candidate Sonia Chang-Diaz contended that Bay Staters "deserve more" than the message Gov. Charlie Baker broadcast Tues…
Former state Sen. Ben Downing, a Democrat who represented Berkshire County for a decade, ended his campaign for governor Tuesday, because of fundraising struggles.
Gov. Charlie Baker, a two-term Republican who, at his peak, was one of the most popular governors in the country, will not seek a third term, throwing wide open the 2022 race for the state's top political office after close to two years of managing through a global pandemic.
Former state Sen. Ben Downing, a candidate for governor, plans to release his “Transit For All” transportation policy proposal next week. Downing will outline his transportation plan during a two-week tour, which includes a Wednesday event in Lee.
Seventy-four Massachusetts lawmakers signed a letter urging the federal government to defend voting rights. Voting restrictions have been proposed in 47 states, including Massachusetts.
Leaders of the Vaccine Equity Now! Coalition wrote to the Department of Public Health flagging lower vaccination rates among Black and Latino residents and demanding the administration walk back a decision to halt release of hospitalization rates among different demographic categories.
Indoor cultivation of cannabis is responsible for about 10 percent of all industrial electricity consumption in Massachusetts, a representativ…
A senior-level director in charge of COVID-19 vaccination equity and an allocation of $10 million to community organizations for outreach and …