Sam Drysdale

Reporter, State House News Service

Stories by Sam Drysdale

State looks to limit cellphones in schools

Riley says grants 'likely' for districts that pilot restrictions

Healey names former Worcester city manager as housing secretary

Augustus says he will work closely with local communities

Tax forecast misses mark, but Healey says that was expected

Call her tax relief package accounted for and 'absolutely essential'

Licensing changes eyed to address teacher shortage

Proposal would ease rules on ESL, special ed teaching

Convention center tosses redevelopment proposals

Says it will launch a new process for land taken under eminent domain

Travel nurses fill a gap but also create problems

New report says they are contributing to high turnover rates

METCO students, parents lobby for more funding

Question Healey's decision to level fund spending, cut earmark

Healey tax credit could help ease cost of septic system repairs

Proposal would double credit amount from $6,000 top $12,000

Source: Healey picks BMC chief to head health and human services

Kate Walsh to run largest department in state government

House leaders wary of Baker prediction on immigrants

Mariano calls emergency shelter forecast 'artificial deadline'

Healey files bill funding housing, economic development

Measure does not include calls for permanent tax cuts

Campbell takes office guided by personal experiences

New attorney general comes at 'justice' from a unique perspective

Top Democrats assessing alternatives to MCAS

Spilka, Healey seem open to options other than standardized test

Healey plucks AG aide as energy, environment secretary

Tepper served in similar role within attorney general's office

App-based drivers make push for a union

Say Uber, Lyft are taking more and more of their pay

The long GLX wait is over

Pols crowd in at opening of Green Line to Medford

60% of Mass. high school grads stay, work here

Data covers public high school grads over last 10 years

DoorDash busted for alcohol deliveries

UberEats also charged with selling to college students

Waste ban ratchets up recycling

More businesses to race restrictions on food waste

Bluebikes ridership soared during Orange Line shutdown

More than 117,000 people redeemed free monthly passes

Coalition says education gap has widened

Low-income, minority students are falling farther behind

State burying, burning too much banned material

Groups call for stricter enforcement of waste bans