Colin A. Young

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Senate approves pandemic policy extensions bill

Provisions make it easier for cities and towns to operate remotely

State sets carbon targets for 2025, 2030

Massachusetts will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 33 percent by 2025

Judge tosses 2 police questions as out of bounds

Rejects recertification inquiries on social media posts, discriminatory groups

SJC agrees to hear moot DiMasi case

Court calls issue one of great legal importance

SJC orders discovery into Everett casino land deal

Commission's role In slashing price of parcel under scrutiny

Senate passes sports betting on voice vote

Bill has major differences with the one passed by the House

Senate plans to take up sports betting next week

Proposal differs from House bill on college sports, credit card bets

Encore reports best month ever in March

MGM, Plainridge Park also did well during the month

Baker administration offers UI overpayment relief

State to pick up part of the cost; feds provide additional help

Offshore wind bill sails through House

Baker calls bill 'round one' in Beacon Hill's energy debate

2 senators say proposed building code comes up short

Urge Baker to allow communities to ban new fossil-fuel infrastructure

Meeting Mass. emission targets about to get bit tougher

State officials intend to adjust baseline downward, making goals harder to reach

Auditor says expanded voting hours will cost $2m

Bump sets reimbursement levels for cities and towns

Baker seeks to dole out extra state cash

Files bill to spend $1.6b on COVID, child care, human services

Immigrant license bill clears House by veto-proof margin

Straus says the legislation meets the 'Baker standard'

Top Baker aides urge colleges to lead Mass. into endemic

Call for rolling back COVID restrictions, adding mental health services

Casinos end year with a bang

3 facilities report nearly $100m in revenue for December

Markey says FERC rethinking Weymouth Compressor

Senator offers no additional details; agency's plan unclear

Baker approves solar, truck emission initiatives

Moves follow setbacks on transportation, hydroelectricity

988 state employees left jobs due to vaccine mandate

Another 72 are on discipline track, 97% in compliance

Spilka discloses she suffered ‘mild stroke’

Says her long absence from State House was needed for rest

Rollins confirmed as US Attorney; Harris breaks tie vote

Senate Republicans call her 'radical, left-wing district attorney'

Utilities defend energy efficiency plan

Face criticism for subsidizing natural gas heating systems

State tax collections keep up surprising growth

After 3 months, revenues 7% higher than expected

12 charged in lottery deception scheme

AG alleges winners paid front men to hide winnings

Senate approves making voting changes permanent

Rejects Republican alternative, registration requirements

With thoroughbreds missing, money piling up in race horse fund

Commission shifting more funds to standardbred racing at Plainridge