Matt Murphy

State House News Service

Stories by Matt Murphy

Gender X bill backers seek House vote

Push for non-binary designation on driver's licenses, birth certificates

Markey challenger backs repealing Second Amendment

Liss-Riordan says anything less is 'fake urgency'

Baker, citing privacy concerns, vetoes Janus bill

Lawmakers, backed by public sector unions, have votes to override

Healey, Baker respond to Purdue in joint letter

Say company deceived prescribers and patients about its opioids

Abortion access bill draws big crowds to State House

Big Three waiting to see how Judiciary Committee handles issue

Meehan talks tuition freeze with Spilka

'We'll work it out,' says UMass president

Baker: New taxes not needed to address congestion

Governor's stance puts him at odds with lawmakers, business groups, and public

Baker aide raises concerns about DA’s memo

Urges Rollins to consider 'appropriate revisions' to 6 policies

McMurtry cleared in backside touch charge

If the touch occurred, it was unintentional, panel says

Meehan cites looming demographic crisis

Calls for online college for adult students

Baker renews call for housing bill

Governor says problem of limited supply getting worse every year

Spilka: Addressing climate change top priority

Senate president says coastal cities will flood otherwise

Baker facing pressure on flame retardant bill

Democrats urge him to sign legislation; industry seeks veto

Lawmaker salaries going up 5.9%

Baker will accept $250,000 pay package he originally opposed

Lawmakers reach short-term rental agreement

Airbnb urges Baker to veto the legislation

Union to offer Grid a counterproposal

O'Day bill pressuring utility set for Dec. 4

Dempsey starts own lobbying business

Ex-lawmaker leaves ML Strategies with clients he brought to firm

State tallies up costs of N. Grid lockout

$13m in unemployment benefits, plus food stamps, MassHealth

Lawmakers revive bill to pressure National Grid

Measure would require utility to extend health benefits, deny rate increases during lockout

N. Grid spending stable, but hookups, leak repairs down

Numbers show the fallout from locking out union workers

SJC dismisses thousands more drug cases

Faults chemist Sonja Farak and two assistant AGs

Trahan wins recount by 145 votes

Koh concedes, urges Democratic unity behind his rival

Diehl says he could be asset to Baker

Dems continue to try to link Baker to Trump

DeLeo-controlled PAC helps incumbent Dems

Doles out $4,000 to eight lawmakers, including Rushing, Barry

Galvin, Zakim trade verbal punches

Secretary slams councilor for past failure to vote

Baker amends short-term rental bill

Would exempt those who rent units less than 14 days a year

Taxes on short-term rentals could hit 17.5%

New taxes expected to take effect in January 2019

Sanchez, Spilka drop immigration issue from budget

DeLeo: 'There's really been no consensus in the House'