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Dear Jo: We’ve heard the Legislature voted to extend formal sessions through the end of this year. What does that mean? What will happen in the...

BOSTON — Through heavy rains and a heat wave, immigrant rights advocates have been sleeping in tents in front of the Statehouse as part of a...

Senators push police reform bill

7/8/20

NORTHAMPTON — Senators on Beacon Hill are expected to vote on a sprawling police reform bill Thursday and some local lawmakers are pushing for its...

The state’s Joint Committee on Public Health chaired by Sen. Jo Comerford is pushing bills that protect children’s health, expand MassHealth...

Almost five decades ago, the voting age in the United States was lowered from 21 to 18. Now, some state legislators would like to see it lowered...

The state Senate included several amendments and a bill by Sen. Jo Comerford in its climate package that’s designed to accelerate the transition of...

SUNDERLAND — State Sen. Jo Comerford, state Rep. Natalie Blais, D-Franklin, and a couple of other legislators from the area will return with the...

NORTHAMPTON — When ownership of the historic Hampshire County Courthouse was recently transferred to the state Trial Court, it marked another step...

BOSTON — It was a joyous atmosphere on Beacon Hill Wednesday as the state Legislature unanimously passed the $1.5 billion Student Opportunity Act...

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated the academic year for which Hampshire College did not accept a full class. The...

NORTHAMPTON — The Massachusetts Senate passed a $1.5 billion education reform bill in a 39-0 vote Thursday night, and Sen. Jo Comerford, D...

State Sen. Jo Comerford says in this time of climate crisis, legislators want to ensure the state is doing everything it can to promote the...

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