Massachusetts

Massachusetts College Votes Against Police Request to Carry Guns

The Massachusetts College of Art and Design Board of Trustees voted against a request from its campus police officers to be armed in an 8-2 vote on Tuesday, deciding that the officers should remain unarmed to ensure a safe and inclusive environment. The school is the only four-year state college in the nation with an unarmed police force.

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Elizabeth Warren: ‘Race Matters, and We Need to Say So’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) formally announced her candidacy for president in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on Saturday, stating that one of her major campaign themes would be that “race matters, and we need to say so.”

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during an event to formally launch her presidential campaign, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Lawrence, Mass.

MA Supreme Court Weighs Public Sector Union Compulsory Fees

In an amicus curiae brief filed by the Boston-based Pioneer Institute’s public interest law arm, PioneerLegal argued the First Amendment “precludes coercing non-union public employees into financially supporting speech preferred by unions.”

medicare FILE - In this July 12, 2008 file photo, a gavel rests on the table of a model court room at Mexico's National Institute of Penal Sciences in Mexico City. The model courtroom has been used by students to prepare for the new legal system that will replace its …

Joe Kennedy III Calls for Nationwide Legalization of Pot

Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) published an op-ed Tuesday urging federal lawmakers to legalize marijuana nationwide on the same day the first recreational marijuana shops in Massachusetts opened their doors to the public.

Massachusetts to start selling recreational marijuana