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Massachusetts Gov. Baker’s administration re-files legislation to update wiretap law, crack down on violent crimes

The Baker-Polito Administration today re-filed legislation to substantially update the Commonwealth’s wiretap statute to recognize the current state of communication technologies and give law enforcement better tools to combat violent crime, including rape, hate crimes, and gang-related homicides. The Administration first filed this legislation in 2017. “As technology evolves and …

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Massachusetts Governor Baker nominates state representative Shelia C. Harrington as Clerk Magistrate of the District Court

Governor Charlie Baker nominated State Representative Shelia C. Harrington as Clerk Magistrate of the Gardner District Court. Representative Harrington has 35 years of legal experience. “The many years of legal experience and time in public service that Rep. Harrington will bring to the District Court make her a well-qualified candidate,” …

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Massachusetts Gov. Baker’s administration files $5 Billion general government bond bill

Proposal seeks critical authorization for investments in cybersecurity, public safety, workforce skills. The Baker-Polito Administration today filed legislation seeking $4.991 billion in capital funds to support core improvements that will enable the Commonwealth to continue delivering critical state services to the people of Massachusetts. The proposal, titled An Act Financing …

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