ByMyFM's Rick Michaels - Governor Charlie Baker's bill regulating college closures in Massachusetts is one of 10 pieces of legislation before the Higher Education Committee. The House co-chair of the Committee is State Representative Jeffrey Roy of Franklin, who told the... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Cities and towns are preparing to move forward with the local budgeting process, and the Department of Revenue is providing its best estimates for amounts of local aid and school aid the state will provide in fiscal year 2020. The DOR's... Read more.
By MyFM’s Rick Michaels - Despite many accomplishments last session and the vaunted era of bipartisan cooperation on Beacon Hill, Gov. Charlie Baker and the Democrats who run the Legislature plan to spend much of the upcoming session trying to find common ground on major... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - Governor Charlie Baker signed 32-bills this week, that the Legislature sent to his desk prior to the end of the 2017-2018 session and one of those bills provided for recall elections in the town of Uxbridge. The petition was originally brought... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michales - Governor Charlie Baker announced the cities and towns across the state will be receiving additional funding for road and bridge improvement projects. The amount totals $40 million dollars, funding that was included in a $541 million dollar... Read more.
By MyFM's Rick Michaels - The First Lady of Massachusetts the wife of Governor Charlie Baker will be the keynote speaker this Wednesday when the Milford Area Chamber of Commerce holds it’s next “Connecting Women Leaders” meeting. Lauren Baker will speak at the luncheon... Read more.
STATE - The Senate on Thursday tackled another round of Gov. Charlie Baker's budget vetoes, agreeing to 27 overrides. A question came on whether to override or sustain the governor's veto in line item on Sewer Rate Relief Funding, which had been reduced by $1,100,000... Read more.
Boston - There isn’t a city or town in the State that couldn’t benefit from upgrades to it’s roads and bridges and Governor Charlie Baker says he’s filing a bill to help municipalities pay for the cost of some of those repairs. Governor Baker says he’ll seek 200-million... Read more.
Boston - Members of the House and Senate are set to hold formal sessions today. They will talk about and could take a vote on whether to override the Governor’s veto of annual pay raises for top legislators, statewide elected officials and judges. Republican Governor... Read more.
Boston - Amid the backlash from his sweeping immigration ban, President Donald Trump continues to defend his executive order while states, like Massachusetts, begin to take their own actions. Attorney General Maura Healy is expected to join a lawsuit challenging the... Read more.
Boston - In his State of the State address last night Governor Charlie Baker unveiled another program aimed at expanding job training. The Governor says his “Learn to Earn” program will help those looking for work obtain the skills they need to land a job by offering... Read more.
Boston - Governor Charlie Baker will deliver his state of the state address tonight. He’ll tell us where the focus will be for his administration over the next year and review his accomplishments as he hits the mid-way point of his term in office. Governor Baker will... Read more.
Boston - It’s a busy week for Governor Charlie Baker as he passes the midway point in his first term and will deliver his State of the Commonwealth address to the joint session of the Legislature tonight. The Republican Governor is getting ready to outline his priorities... Read more.
Governor Charlie Baker was in Milford today to tour his administration’s Department of Corrections’ Automotive Technology program, a ten-month program where inmates develop the skills and certifications they need to gain employment upon their release from... Read more.
Today, Governor Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) launched the Stop Addiction In Its Tracks public awareness campaign to educate parents about the warning signs of opioid misuse as part of the Commonwealth’s preventative strategy and... Read more.