Chris Lisinski

Reporter, State House News Service

Stories by Chris Lisinski

T notes: Scrambling for electric trains

Some service cuts will be restored in June

Baker signs climate change bill into law

Sets state on road to achieving net zero emissions by 2050

Lawmakers find common ground on unemployment insurance bill

Allow tax deductions on up to $10,000 of benefits; cost estimated at $126m

New Orange Line train derails; none injured

Incident occurred near site of maintenance work

New vaccine pre-registration system coming

Special dates for educators and staff announced

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

Most T cuts will stand even with new fed money

Most of the aid will replenish capital spending

Baker files bill to ease UI costs for businesses

Calls for borrowing money to pay off federal loans

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