Danny Jin is the Eagle's Statehouse reporter. A graduate of Williams College, he previously interned at The Eagle and The Christian Science Monitor.
Working for $5 per week while behind bars, Jasmin Borges could afford just one 20-minute phone call with her daughters each week. She's now one of many people advocating for legislation that would make phone calls free for people incarcerated in Massachusetts.
Berkshire County’s tourist attractions have begun to see younger visitors, more year-round traffic, more digital guests and more interest in outdoor recreation.
State Rep. Paul Mark, a Peru Democrat first elected in 2010, is running to represent the Berkshires in the state Senate. He has the backing of his fellow Berkshire County representatives, local labor leaders and several other Democrats.
If you live in Berkshire County, you'll have a new state senator starting in 2023. And you may also have a new state representative. Due to population loss, redistricting will cut the four Berkshire County seats to three.
Massachusetts residents have two ways to share their thoughts on the proposed Statehouse maps the Legislature released Tuesday: a Friday public hearing and a written comment period open through Monday.
The lieutenant governor takes over the executive powers whenever the governor leaves the state or vacates the office. Beyond that, the state constitution outlines few official duties for the second-in-command position
Flanked by supporters in front of Pittsfield City Hall, state Sen. Adam Hinds on Wednesday launched his campaign for the state's second-highest office.
State Sen. Adam Hinds’ campaign account now lists lieutenant governor as his office sought, the latest in a long line of indications that he plans to run for higher office.
With Berkshire County’s four seats in the Massachusetts House cut to three, the district Paul Mark represents would see its population reshuff…
As mayor of Holyoke, Alex Morse answered to 40,000 residents. Now, he reports to just five people: The Provincetown Select Board.