Legislature plans to expand paid sick leave 

Bill would also reduce business’s UI payments 

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Biden administration moves forward on Vineyard Wind

Legislative compromise will end state tax on PPP grants 

House passes DCF transparency bill 

Sneak peak of this year’s transportation debate

A reckoning for prosecutors in drug lab scandal? 

Religious school faculty not exempt from anti-discrimination laws 

SJC case could affect hiring by religious institutions 

Poll: Home energy upgrades could be challenge

Many homeowners satisfied with existing heating systems

Poll shows support for both EVs, public transit

It’s not an either/or choice for most voters

Lobbying expenditures totaled $85.6m in 2020

Top five spenders were all in health care field

Ed board gives Riley power to force school reopenings

Education commissioner has been urging a return to full-time in-person instruction

The Reel Deal

What’s in your electricity bill?

There’s a lot more than just the cost of power

Partisan battle brewing over vote-by-mail

Republicans seek more information before voting

Audit faults data system used by DAs 

Prosecutors say they’ve been clamoring for state funding to fix it  

Baker continues to cite constraints in vaccine supply 

Announces Fenway mass vax site will move to Hynes 

Teachers unions seem to have Baker’s number

On vaccinations and charters, unions have come out on top

COMMONWEALTH IN DEPTH

2017 birth control provision fell through the cracks

What happens when a law passes and no one pays attention

Teachers become eligible for COVID vaccines March 11 

Move leaves other essential workers behind in vaccination line

State tax collections remain on a roll

February revenues up nearly 24 percent over a year ago

Biden accused of playing politics on Vineyard Wind

Fishing group baffled by zigzag regulatory actions