According to two UMass faculty members, research to determine the impact of homosexuals serving in the military is showing success, but will take a while for the results to catch on.
State Sen. Stan Rosenberg of Amherst is among the leaders of a charge on Beacon Hill to amend how ballot questions ultimately make their way to Bay State voters.
The House of Representatives passed a bill to cut the budget by 61 billion.
On Saturday, February 19, the House passed a bill to cut all federal funding for Planned Parenthood.
President Barack Obama released his 2012 budget Monday, which aims to cut discretionary spending and trim America’s trillion-dollar deficit by the end of the decade.
The Department of Labor has launched a new website, MyNextMove.dol.gov, to help young people find jobs.
One UMass student at the American University in Cairo was reportedly safe and headed home, according to a University official.
President Obama and other senior Administration officials announced Monday the debut of a new partnership between private sector, government and charitable organizations to promote entrepreneurship and business growth in America.
UMass’ Chinese courses and past student experiences appear to allude to success in contributing to First Lady Michelle Obama’s “100,000 Strong Initiative.”
On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed Resolution 38, a piece of “legislation directing spending cuts to the fiscal year 2008 levels or less on the floor of the House today,” according a press release from the Committee on Appropriations.
A trio of Yale and Cornell professors have launched a new website, GiveitBackForJobs.org, to urge wealthy Americans to give their tax cuts to charity.
Tim Geithner and Arne Duncan have praised the American Opportunity Tax Credit, which gives low-income students and their families the chance to receive tax breaks in college.
Deval Patrick beat out opponents Charlie Baker and Tim Cahill in a highly contentious race.
Republicans gained control of the House yesterday, but not in Massachusetts where Democrats won all 10 Congressional races.
Massachusetts voters decided Tuesday to eliminate the sales tax on alcohol, while keeping the Commonwealth’s sales tax at 6.25 percent and voting not to eliminate a law which allows developers to obtain one permit to build low and mixed-income housing.
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On Tuesday, Massachusetts voters will decide the state's next governor, voting between incumbent Deval Patrick, Republican Charlie Baker, Independent Tim Cahill and Green-Rainbow candidate Jill Stein.
The Congressional race in Massachusetts’ District 7 pits political newcomer Dr. Gerry Dembrowski against solidly entrenched, 34-year incumbent Ed Markey for a seat in the House of Representatives. However, what Markey possesses in experience, Dembrowski matches with confidence.
Richard Neal is facing competition for the first time in a decade as Hopedale Repulican Tom Wesley will challenge him in the 2nd District.
Massachusetts ballot Question 3 would scale back the sales tax in the Bay State from 6.25 to 3 percent. However, it would also cut the state’s total tax revenue by about 10 percent.