Matt Murphy

State House News Service

Stories by Matt Murphy

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

House, Senate lawmakers trade fire

Mariano says senators didn't learn art of negotiation

Fentanyl fuels rise in opioid deaths

Prescriptions for opioids at lowest level since early 2015

Uber, Lyft regulations approved

Lawmakers OK 20-cent fee and airport, convention changes

Naughton slams Healey on gun rule

'This is a misuse and overstepping of authority'

Baker seeks Healey gun clarification

Cites ambiguities in her assault weapons directive

Baker flip-flops on Airbnb tax

Won't support Senate's tax on short-term rentals

Baker ‘rightsizes’ the state budget

Cuts legislative spending plan by $256 million

Deal reached on transgender legislation

Law would take effect Oct. 1; Healey given role

Lawmakers speed leaner budget along

House, Senate negotiators cut $413m in planned spending

Baker ups tax shortfall by $200m

Says Brexit turmoil is partly to blame

House OKs hydro, offshore wind bill

Smizik drops amendment allowing Cape Wind to compete

House backs transgender bill

Debate draws the largest crowd of legislative session

Deal would avoid hospital pricing ballot fight

Avoids redistribution; calls on commission for long-term solution

Mass GOP to compete in 40% of legislative races

'We're trying to work smart and efficiently,' says chair

Hydro-wind combo would save customers $171m

Study challenges view that Canadian hydroelectricity would be costly

House panel unveils $39.48b budget

Spending plan is slightly lower than Baker's proposal