Gas leaks bill slow going at State House

The Massachusetts House of Representatives has been in session for over eight months, and state Rep. Christine Barber’s House Bill 2683 hasn’t budged from the Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy, where it’s sat since Jan. 23. The purpose of the bill is to ensure utility customers don’t pay for…

Massachusetts Votes Yes on Recreational Marijuana

The cheering grew by 11 p.m., when, with 52 percent of precincts reporting, the ballot question legalizing marijuana registered a 6-point lead. Some of those at the Yes on 4 party in the Back Bay bar began shouting at the television, “We won!” By 11:45, campaign officials cheered in the…

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