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Michael Norton, State House News Service
Ongoing market consolidation and higher U.S. health care spending growth rates are identified as reasons for concern in the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission's 2015...
After a strong holiday sales season and amid growing consumer confidence, Massachusetts small businesses experienced an average drop in sales of 24 percent during...
Without a waiver, small businesses could see health care costs increase.
Fishermen are facing potential groundfish catch limit cuts next year of between 43 percent and 73 percent across multiple stocks.
The House plan enables communities to use CPA funds on athletic fields, parks and playground projects.
Lawyers for the governor said the Aquinnah Tribe's Settlement Act protects the state's authority to regulate gaming in Aquinnah and on the mainland.
A projected jump in state tax collections next fiscal year of more than a billion dollars will likely be outpaced by "mandatory spending" in four major areas, according to the House budget chief, who is also warning of "dwindling" opportunities for creative solutions to state budget problems.