Beacon Hill is sitting on a mountain of federal cash. And House and Senate leaders are inexplicably giving the brush-off to calls to devote much of it to affordable housing production even as prices and rents are skyrocketing.
As she ended her campaign for governor Thursday, Sen. Sonia Chang-Díaz trailed her primary opponent Attorney General Maura Healey by more than 30 points, according to newly released poll results.
The Supreme Judicial Court rejected business groups’ latest legal challenge to the blockbuster ballot question asking voters if they support a new surtax on household income above $1 million.
The front-runner in the race for governor wants to have her cake and eat it too when it comes to rent control – an idea with the potential to shut down housing production in Greater Boston.
Speaking to a Seaport District ballroom packed with Greater Boston’s business elite this morning, gubernatorial front-runner Maura Healey said she would back local rent control measures and make housing production a focus of her administration if she wins in November.
Massachusetts Democrats on Saturday afternoon endorsed Maura Healey’s quest to move from the attorney general’s office to the governor’s suite but also put Sonia Chang-Díaz on the September primary ballot, ensuring that Healey will have some intraparty competition before she could turn her full attention to any Republican opponents.
Before any decisions about the future of natural gas are made, the Department of Public Utilities should reject the plans presented by gas companies and restructure its regulatory framework for the industry to focus on ratepayers, Attorney General Maura Healey’s office recommended last week.
Massachusetts businesses will collectively save about $80 million on workers’ compensation costs under an average 3.5 percent insurance rate rollback that was announced Monday afternoon by the attorney general’s office.
More than 1,000 Massachusetts borrowers who had auto loans with Santander Consumer USA could receive debt relief and other payments following a settlement the company reached with the Massachusetts attorney general.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is among 21 state attorneys general that have sent a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, urging the agency not to adopt recently proposed policies issued by former Acting Director Mick Mulvaney that they say would erode critical consumer protections.
Attorney General Maura Healey clearly can tell a true crisis from a fake one. When it comes to shortages, Massachusetts’ towns foot-dragging and obstruction on housing construction just can’t compete with the regulatory delays faced by pot shops, which she’s aggressively putting a stop to.
New Jersey-based PHH Mortgage Corp. has reached a $45 million settlement with 49 attorneys general and 45 state mortgage regulators. More than 660 Massachusetts residents are eligible for a payment totaling approximately $340,000.
The owners of a North Andover company pleaded guilty and were sentenced in connection with operating an illegal gaming and money laundering scheme.
Attorney General Maura Healey and her counterparts from other states are backing a legal challenge to the leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, arguing that President Donald Trump’s appointment of an acting director will hinder the agency’s independence and effectiveness.
Attorney General Maura Healey on Monday threw her support behind a bill she said made so much sense, people might have assumed it was already law.
The Office of the Attorney General has reached a settlement with a pediatric dentist in Springfield, returning $500,000 to the state’s Medicaid program (MassHealth) and resolving claims that the dentist improperly billed the program for services.
One of the largest debt collection companies in Massachusetts will pay more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit brought forth by Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office that alleged unlawful consumer debt collection practices.
The general contractor in charge of the demolition of the former South Shore YMCA building in downtown Quincy and an environmental consultant hired to monitor the demolition work will pay a total of $180,000 to settle allegations that they caused or allowed illegal asbestos work at the site, Attorney General Maura Healey announced.
Attorney General Maura Healey joined a multistate amicus brief arguing that debt buyers must also obey the federal fair debt collection law.
Attorney General Maura Healey and Treasurer Deborah Goldberg, two of the statewide elected officials due significant pay raises under a bill that became law Thursday, announced shortly after lawmakers overrode Gov. Charlie Baker’s veto that they both would be turning down the money for at least the next two years.