UPDATED 3/20/20 7:22PM: To include note of Cain’s comments to The Republican. UPDATED 3/25/20 7:29PM: On March 23, the Senate moved the special election to May 19. Just a few days after Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth Bill Galvin stopped short of calling for a
UPDATED 12:54PM: To more accurately render Hinds’s UN service & correct a reference to Kurds’ negotiating partner. It was the rest of Iraq, not Israelis. NORTH ADAMS—Not quite a week after Beacon Hill’s great document dump—more formally, the bill-filing deadline—Pittsfield Senator Adam Hinds was discussing
BOSTON—All that was left was the oath and it was over. A new era had begun. Jo Comerford, the former nonprofit policy leader and MoveOn.org campaign director, formally became the new senator for much of the Upper Pioneer Valley Wednesday. Her swearing in was also
Further UPDATED 12:42PM: The Globe reports Rosenberg will resign. His last day is tomorrow. Our story has been changed to reflect this. UPDATED 12:22PM: To include new and additional media reports describing local & senators’ comments on Rosenberg. In a report issued Wednesday, the Massachusetts
The jockeying to permanently succeed Stanley Rosenberg as Senate President began anew last weekend amid fresh reports about the widening scandal surrounding his husband. The new details about his spouse, Bryon Hefner, have all but bulldozed Rosenberg’s narrow, delicate path back to power. Acting Senate
This post is the second in a two-part series on Stanley Rosenberg, the first leader of a Massachusetts legislative chamber from the 413 in four decades. BOSTON—By the time the roll call vote for senate president reached him this past January, Rosenberg’s election had long been
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 is the second in a series of posts on the new 189th Massachusetts General Court sworn on January 7. With the new session officially underway, newly-minted Massachusetts Senate President Stanley Rosenberg released the details of his leadership team as well as seantors’ committee assignments