Matt Murphy

State House News Service

Stories by Matt Murphy

Santiago jumps into Boston mayor’s race

State rep and ER doctor joins 3 members of City Council

Mariano names Cronin as his No. 2

Hogan moves into No. 3 spot as Haddad is ousted

Lawmakers creating more paid leadership positions

3 new committees will cost taxpayers $137,672 in stipends

Baker amends police reform bill

Says he's willing to compromise, but only so far

Poll shows little support for MBTA service cuts

Ending weekend commuter rail service draws most opposition

Added unemployment benefits pass swiftly

Measure increases six-week benefit retroactively

State GOP leaders form PAC to back local candidates

Last-minute drive focused on fiscal conservatism, not Trump

Senate leader sees $5b revenue downturn

Estimate comes as revenues up 3.1% in early part of fiscal year

Anonymous email stirs emotions in Senate race

Black officials decry use of anti-racism as political weapon

Craft brewers, wholesalers strike distribution deal

Could end long debate over when a brewer can sever ties with their distributor

Senate passes police reform bill in marathon session

Legislation includes new limits on ‘qualified immunity’

Senate deliberations on policing reform bill stall

Debate to resume Friday after Fattman blocks action on legislation

Judge rules DiMasi can work as lobbyist

Galvin calls decision bad precedent, vows appeal

Baker files interim state budget

Proposal would keep government running through July

Theoharides: Transpo emission pact still priority

COVID-19 makes even stronger case for addressing climate change

Walsh may move slower than Baker on reopening

Says reopening offices at quarter of capacity is too much

Net-zero target gets mixed reviews

Senator calls it 'silly math' on Earth Day

Scaccia, Naughton leaving the House

Join a growing list of lawmakers exiting Beacon Hill

Galvin seeks emergency election powers

Wants flexibility to respond to coronavirus outbreak

House OKs $18b transportation bond bill

Senate leaders target May for vote on revenue package

Nangle steps down from House posts

Cites 'recent, unfortunate events,' doesn't mention indictment

DiZoglio defends shift on immigrant license bill

Says redraft, police chief backing changed her stance

TCI club appears to be shrinking

Governors of Vermont, Connecticut raising concerns

Theoharides: Sununu rejection of TCI no surprise

Granite State not essential to success, she says

Lawmakers finally pass close-out budget

No business tax break, less T money, more for rainy days

DiMasi: ‘I’ve paid my debt to society’

Says he should be allowed to lobby despite federal conviction