Matt Murphy

State House News Service

Stories by Matt Murphy

Gun control pushed by Obama, state officials

Linsky says his bill will contain 25 provisions

Lawmakers, gun control advocates mull strategy

Rep. Linsky promises comprehensive bill in next two weeks

Electronic tolls pushed by Patrick

Davey says technology will pay for itself in 3 years

Burgess posting was a ‘screw up,’ Patrick says

Says he receives job referrals from media members

LG Murray says what everyone knows

Wants to be governor; Patrick not leaving

Coakley recuses herself in drug lab probe

Calls on Patrick to appoint independent counsel

Democrats target Republican freshmen

No foes for two-thirds of House incumbents

State board strips pension from Finneran

Action comes five years after guilty plea

Glynn to be tapped for Massport head

Appointment would end year-long search

Lobbyists claim overreach by Galvin

Lawsuit challenges interpretation of disclosure law

Brown turned down RNC speech invite

‘I have other commitments,’ he says

Conference committee agrees on $32b budget

Local aid, Taunton Hospital funding among spending highlights

Murray rips NRC, Entergy

Senate President questions use of replacement workers for Pilgrim plant

State officials announce Lawrence school turnaround plan

More time in classroom, charter operators key components

Creem proposal would ban bottled water

Ban would take effect if water bottles aren’t subject to redemption law

Group backs periodic reviews of tax breaks

Calls for some to sunset every five years

Patrick aide calls for tax break reviews

Some credits would sunset after five years

Coakley closes DiPaola probe

Finds pay to play at ex-sheriff's office