Sam Doran

Reporter/photographer, State House News Service

Stories by Sam Doran

Healey taps Rep. Santiago as veterans secretary

Will become appointing authority for soldiers home superintendents

Moran moves into House’s No. 2 spot

Speaker says rep earned the right to hold that position

Some Senate Dems on fence on term limit issue

Brownsberger said president needs indefinite tenure 'to be strong'

Under new rules, House returns to in-person sessions

Hybrid hearings remain; bid to disclose all committee votes rejected again

Healey greets Mothers Out Front at her office door

Group opposed to fossil fuel use gets warm reception from governor

Signature effort on immigrant driver’s license law nears goal

Repeal bid hits signature target, now seeks to add some cushion

Spilka sees no path forward for staff unionization

Senate president vows to improve working conditions, benefits, salaries

Senate approves pandemic policy extensions bill

Provisions make it easier for cities and towns to operate remotely

Wu wants to test electric school buses

Plans to fully electrify fleet by 2030

Senate Dems move Rollins nomination forward

Markey says DA is not soft - but smart - on crime

Lawmakers don’t get ARPA spending bill done

Baker had pressed for quick action on the legislation

Mariano intends to run for speaker again

Says he's lucky with all the money the Legislature has to spend

IRS says Rep. Linsky owes $154,000 in taxes

Lawmaker says he is on track to pay every dime

House set to debate rules, extend emergency

Under proposal, lawmakernvotes in committees would not be disclosed

House crushes transparency rules amendment

Only 8 Democrats join Republicans in backing measure

Added unemployment benefits pass swiftly

Measure increases six-week benefit retroactively

Senate OKs bill expanding voting options

Requires every voter to be mailed an application for ballot

Scaccia, Naughton leaving the House

Join a growing list of lawmakers exiting Beacon Hill