BOSTON—Nearly ten months into her administration, Governor Maura Healey finally got a major legislative win. Before legislators, advocates and state officials, she signed a tax cut bill, with a value of upwards of $1 billion, to great acclaim.
Slowly but surely the various branches of the United States government are lining up behind the disclosure of Donald Trump’s tax returns. On Tuesday, Judge Trevor McFadden, a federal judge in Washington, dismissed Trump’s claims to stop disclosure.
SPRINGFIELD—President Joe Biden has raised the stakes on his presidency, laying out a suite of proposals from infrastructure investment to rebuilding the nation’s social support system. Many of these will soon land in the virtual and physical hearing rooms of the House Ways & Means
When Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the US House of Representative formally announced the opening of an impeachment inquiry, she described team effort of sorts. While articles of impeachment will ultimately be drawn up in the Judiciary Committee, the many other committees investigating Donald Trump
Exactly three months after he became chair of the House Ways & Means Committee, US Representative Richard Neal formally made his long-awaited request for Donald Trump’s taxes. In a letter to Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig Neal sent Wednesday, he asked for returns and
AGAWAM—As political events go, Need to Impeach and its founder and funder Tom Steyer accomplished something Wednesday night. The Californian found an engaged audience. Steyer laid out a convincing case for performing a Trumpectomy upon the White House. His audience posed thoughtful questions about the
The investigation into Russian interference with the United States presidential election last year picked up speed after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed a special counsel. Nonetheless, “Russiagate” has contaminated an increasing number of Donald Trump’s confidantes. The extent of his own relationship with Russia
This post is the first in a two-part series on Stanley Rosenberg, the first leader of a Massachusetts legislative chamber from the 413 in four decades. BOSTON—With its Fall session underway the Massachusetts legislature is shifting into a higher gear after a spring focused on the budget.
This week the Massachusetts Senate made a long overdue move in a fiscally responsible way that reflects the needs of our commonwealth and its neediest citizens. By a 29-11 vote—sufficient to override a veto if the House concurs—the Senate voted to permanently freeze the income