Chris Lisinski

Reporter, State House News Service

Stories by Chris Lisinski

Two House races appear headed for recounts

In both, margin of victory was just 10 votes

Green Line to Medford opening Dec. 12

Launch should be a sort of farewell for Poftak, Baker

Winners in 2 House races still unclear

A handful of votes separate candidates; recounts seem likely

$3b in tax cap checks to start going out Tuesday

Taxpayers will get back 14% of 2021 tax payment

Baker backtracks a bit on vaccine mandate

About 50 state employees offered their jobs back

Wu appeals to state for help at Mass and Cass

Says half those at encampments come from outside city

Handful of progressives push change in tax cap

Want to limit size of refunds owed wealthiest taxpayers

Who’s up next in pilot banning fossil fuels?

West Tisbury drops out, Boston and Somerville want in

More delays for new Orange and Red line cars

'We can't go on like this,' says T board member

Mass. misses on one bid for Cape bridge replacement

Officials 'disappointed,' now pinning hopes on another source of funding

House budget chief uncertain about economic development bill

Won't tinker with tax cap giveback now but possibly in future

Board interviews 4 candidates for higher ed job

2 have roots in Mass., 2 are from outside state

Harris calls Mass. a model on abortion rights

Baker says some issues, like choice, cross party lines

Public lands preservation legislation comes up short

Environmental advocates hope it can be passed in informal session

Lottery reports record revenue, prize payouts

Agency comes just short of setting a new profit record

Lawmakers pass moratorium on prison expansion

Compromise allows repairs but no growth in beds

MBTA board approves 2 land deals worth $100m

Acquisitions will enlarge vehicle maintenance footprint

Senate approves MBTA low-income fare proposal

Added to infrastructure bill with no apparent funding source

Abortion bill nears finish line, with one hurdle left

House, Senate differ on language covering abortions after 24 weeks

House bids for slots in veterans halls

Representatives will vote on a veterans bill that features gambling expansion

Lawmakers in agreement on prison construction moratorium

Baker says proposal would hamstring correctional system

MassDOT setting aside $20m to help recruit engineers

Package includes 10.3% salary increase, $5,000 signing bonuses

More than half of lawmakers face no challenger this year

Trend of minimal competition on Beacon Hill is continuing

31,000 defendants to split $14m in settlement

Criminal convictions vacated in wake of drug lab scandal

East-West rail ‘elephant in the room’

Lawmakers show little urgency on new rail authority

Expect delays: Overhaul planned for Sumner Tunnel

MassDOT says roadway is 'well beyond patches and repairs'

State to seek (more) fed funding for I-90 Allston project

Inflation taking toll -- cost of Cape bridge replacements could double