Matt Murphy

State House News Service

Stories by Matt Murphy

Lawmakers signal budget accord reached

No details provided but a vote is planned for Friday

Baker slammed for not filing updated budget

Some say law requires governor to file if revenues change

Sources: Higher tax, new opt-out in pot bill

House measure would keep treasurer in charge but expand oversight board

House to roll out rewrite of legal pot bill

Reps set to vote on changing ballot question on Thursday; Senate plans unclear

State bond rating drops one notch

Agency cites failure to build up rainy day fund

DeLeo unsure how Baker will balance budget

Speaker says governor hasn't detailed nip and tuck maneuvers

House OKs 1 of 2 immigration bills

Bars inmate use outside state, but delays action on other anti-Trump measure

Economy booms but state tax take craters

April revenues fall $241m short of projections

House budget OKs Medicaid levy

Dempsey defers to Baker on business assessment

8,200 Uber, Lyft drivers fail background check

State review finds sex, violent crime offenders

Baker backs off commuter rail cut

Takes weekend service off the chopping block

Pro-pot Jehlen to head marijuana panel

Lewis, who opposed legalization, falls to vice chair spot

Legislative income inequality

Widening pay gap in House could have negative impact, reps say

Baker to veto pay raise

Says state's fiscal outlook makes salary hike unwise

Baker pushes health cost controls

Plan includes employer assessments, rate caps

Baker to tax short-term rentals

Governor opposed similar measure last year

Ortiz stepping down early

Controversial US Attorney resigning before Trump takes over

Price commision weighs impacts of tiered health plans

Plans could help drive down total medical spending

Baker, nervous about budget, cuts $98m

House, Senate officials say it was premature to act now

Warren backs one-time rival Brown for VA post

'You bet I'd support him for that,' she says of cabinet job

Healey slams Baker on Trump appointment

Says wait-and-see approach on Bannon is concerning

Baker projects $295m deficit for this year

Spending cuts, buyouts are once again on the table

Kerrigan lists backers for Dem post

Rivals making calls, seeking support

Pot campaign bashed for appeal

Critics say using drug crisis to raise funds is “deeply troubling”

LePage: Drugs in Maine come from Lowell, Lawrence

Says two Mass cities, along with CT and NY, are sources of opioids

Sanders group accused of breaking law

MA Fiscal Alliance: Our Revolution needs to register as PAC

Feds: Reconsider Mashpee Wampanoag ruling

Tribe applauds Justice Department for challenging court decision

Mass. mayors back AG on assault weapons

Officials are part of Healey's effort to win support for her actions

Jay Ash seeking Cambridge job

Democrat wants to leave Baker post after 2 years

Baker to nix VMT pilot bid

Won't even test vehicle-miles-traveled fee