BOSTON — Massachusetts could lose billions of dollars under the latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, which specifically singles out blue states that have expanded Medicaid coverage under the federal law.
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BOSTON — With deadlines to apply for federal grants fast approaching, the Trump administration is pledging to make good on threats to withhold funding for cities and towns that refuse to detain immigrants suspected of living in the country illegally.
BOSTON — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker wants to give police the power to detain people accused of illegal immigration on behalf of federal authorities if they pose a threat to national security or have been convicted of serious crimes.
BOSTON — Republican lawmakers in Massachusetts hope to require local law enforcement officers to detain people suspected of violating federal immigration laws, drawing backlash from immigrant rights groups who say it will amount to racial profiling.
WASHINGTON — When Republican Gov. Charlie Baker recently groused in a letter to senators that the GOP health care bill reining in Medicaid spe…
WASHINGTON — When Republican Gov. Charlie Baker recently groused in a letter to senators that the GOP health care bill reining in Medicaid spending hurts “our lowest income” residents, he echoed a concern of many other governors.
BOSTON — Anti-abortion activists in Massachusetts have lobbied unsuccessfully for years to eliminate state funding for Planned Parenthood and other groups whose services include terminating a pregnancy. Now a coalition wants to let voters decide.
BOSTON – While the shutdown of the last coal-fired power plant in Massachusetts this week marked the end of the state’s decades-old reliance on the fossil fuel, the transition to other sources of energy creates myriad challenges.
BOSTON - Tourism officials want more money to promote Massachusetts and warn that proposed cuts will cost jobs and damage the local economy.
BOSTON — Welfare advocates in Massachusetts are calling on lawmakers to restore funding for an annual clothing allowance for low-income families that was cut in a draft of the state budget.