House Speaker Ronald Mariano told lawmakers Wednesday night the chamber will move to extend the state’s expanded voting-by-mail law until at least through June, with the goal of making it permanent after voters embraced it during Massachusetts’s record-setting elections last fall.
Governor Charlie Baker, his top health aides, and the chief executive of the firm that produced software the state uses to book vaccine appointments are set to testify on Beacon Hill Thursday.
In the latest sign that Neera Tanden's nomination is in trouble, two Senate panels slated to take up her nomination both postponed meetings scheduled for Wednesday.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday lifted a freeze on green cards issued by his predecessor during the pandemic that lawyers said was blocking most legal immigration to the United States.
The exchange at a Wednesday afternoon press conference underscored how the former president’s role in deadly Capitol insurrection has divided leading members of the Republican party.
The top operations and maintenance official of the United States Capitol told lawmakers on Wednesday that the costs of the Jan. 6 attack will exceed $30 million, as his office works to provide mental health services, increase security and repair historical statues and other art damaged in the riot.
President Joe Biden plans to distribute millions of face masks to Americans in communities hard-hit by the coronavirus, as part of his efforts to ensure “equity” in the government’s response to the pandemic.
Republicans are making an audacious bet with their opposition to the latest round of COVID relief — and politically, it might pay off for them in the end.