by Christopher R. Vaccaro | Mar 27, 2022
The philosopher George Santayana famously said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” This is worth considering as the Massachusetts legislature debates rent control bills this year.
by The Associated Press | Jan 18, 2022
A bill approved by the Massachusetts Senate would make it easier for people who are homeless to obtain a state ID.
by Diane McLaughlin | Jan 13, 2021
Massachusetts’ credit unions will now have expanded opportunities for mortgage lending after the governor signed a bill yesterday that modernizes credit union laws.
by Steve Adams | Apr 17, 2020
Legislators are expected to resume debate today on a halt to foreclosures and non-essential evictions for the duration of Massachusetts’ state of emergency, after one lawmaker objected to the proposed House-Senate deal Thursday.
by Diane McLaughlin | Mar 2, 2020
A proposed merger between two funds that insure excess deposits at Massachusetts savings and cooperative banks could happen later this month.
by State House News Service | Sep 26, 2019
A bill overhauling campaign finance rules for legislative candidates passed the House on Tuesday. Banks would have to report contribution and expenditure balances monthly.
by State House News Service | Mar 13, 2019
The co-chair of the state legislature’s Housing Committee is eyeing a hearing “fairly soon” on Gov. Charlie Baker’s zoning reform bill and wants to work to address reservations some have with the bill.