Michael P. Norton

State House News Service

Stories by Michael P. Norton

Union to offer Grid a counterproposal

O'Day bill pressuring utility set for Dec. 4

New Dem electeds talk race — and racism

Elugardo describes her party as 'straight-up racist'

DPU puts Natl. Grid on notice after incident

Orders moratorium on non-emergency work after pressurization issue

Slow pot rollout costing state tax revenue

Advocates say short staff, bureaucracy creating problems for legal sales

Health commission seeks ‘guardrails’ on merger

Panel asks AG to review Beth Israel-Lahey Health deal

Health Policy Commission to analyze nurse question

With voters confused, agency will assess costs, benefits of ballot measure

Trahan wins recount by 145 votes

Koh concedes, urges Democratic unity behind his rival

Baker declares emergency, enlists Eversource

Moulton blames 'human mistake' for gas fires, explosions

Healey: Baker plays it safe

AG slams governor for failing to articulate vision

Judge upholds assault weapons ban

Also says Healey's crackdown on copycat guns was legal

State Police cite overtime discrepancies

Col. Gilpin schedules 19 hearings, refers audit results to attorney general

Chandler elected acting Senate president

Investigation ordered into allegations of sexual misconduct, Senate interference by Rosenberg husband

Baker in shift on distracted driving bill

Now supports ban on using handheld devices behind the wheel

Baker refuses to disavow new pipeline capacity

Says all options for meeting energy needs should remain on table

Warren rips Baker ‘flip-flop’

Says mandatory minimum drug sentence violates earlier pledge

Sanchez named House Ways & Means chairman

Jamaica Plain rep. tapped by DeLeo for top budget post

Lawmakers rush overdue budget to Baker

House satisfied with spending bill; Senate calls it “painful”

Where the food deserts are

Gateway Cities tend to have less access to grocery stores

MA emissions continue decline

Economy keeps growing as state curbs greenhouse gases

Baker pushes 2-track S. Coast rail approach

Pacheco fears Middleborough approach may doom Stoughton line

Panel badly split on health care pricing

Sudders: 'This is not a Quaker consensus meeting'

House, Senate OK delay in marijuana law

Bill rushed through in scarcely attended mid-holiday session

November tax collections down

Revenue dip continues perplexing seesaw pattern

Goldberg cuts ties with Wells Fargo

Action follows letter from four US reps from Mass.

MWRA: Old water tunnels in poor condition

Can't be repaired without shutting them down

Lawmakers close FY16 budget gap

Use $60m from Convention Center Fund to offset tax shortfall

Ash withdraws name from Cambridge post

Housing secretary says city manager job 'not the right fit'