Chris Lisinski

Reporter, State House News Service

Stories by Chris Lisinski

Boncore bill backs fare-free MBTA

Also backs hikes in gas tax and higher ride-hailing fees

State vaccine website gets upgrade

Availability of appointments will now be listed for some sites

Vaccination rollout expands, includes Fenway Park

CVS, Walgreens locations will issue 10,000 doses per week

MBTA service cuts called unnecessary

Advisory board says agency overestimating its budget deficit

Healey sues Boston Sports Clubs

Alleges firm continued charging customers who tried to cancel

With travel way down, Massport to cut workforce 25%

Officials grapple with $400m budget gap over 3 years

Fed chief: Stimulus package ‘sorely needed’

Without package, Rosengren warns of permanent job losses

Cost-benefit analysis of East-West rail grim

At a cost of more than $2.4b, consultants say fed funds unlikely

Employers face huge hike in UI taxes

Unemployment insurance trust fund struggles with big deficit

Unemployment in Lawrence is 31%

Economic upheaval of pandemic felt most in minority communities

Black State House staffers raise voices

Letter urges actions to address racism on Beacon Hill

Mass. education officials slam ICE reversal

Meehan calls for immediate revocation of new policy

Lawmakers back extension of existing MBTA control board

Unable to agree on new panel, they support 1-year extension

Mass. unemployment claims unexpectedly increase

After 9 weeks of decline, numbers take jump upward

Incumbents to cruise, again, in coming election

Two-thirds of lawmakers face no challengers at all

Housing panel backs 2 rent control bills

both measures would give municipalities the option

COVID-19 outduels Boston Marathon

Race's cancellation shows the long road ahead for state

Groups seek more independence for T board

Want 7-member panel to issue its own debt

Legislative panel backs 2 safe injection sites

Backers say medical supervision would reduce opioid fatalities

Coalition presses Baker to reduce prison population

Activists say higher COVID-19 rates warrant action

Rollins asks SJC to vacate 64 guilty pleas

Says cases show danger of mandatory minimum sentences

Virus notes: Baker appeals for contact tracing support

Governor: All state prisoners will be tested for COVID-19