Edward Kennedy, Jr. Won't Seek Mass. U.S. Senate SeatEdward Kennedy Jr., the Connecticut-based son of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, says he has decided not to run for the Massachusetts Senate seat that will become vacant if U.S. Sen. John Kerry is confirmed as Secretary of State.
New Superintendent For Massachusetts State PoliceGov. Deval Patrick has sworn in Lt. Col. Timothy Alben as the new superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police.
Chowder Versus Cheescake In Super Bowl BetMassachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo have a Super Bowl bet involving specialty food items produced in their states, as the Patriots and Giants prepare for Sunday's game.
Mass. Governor Signs Casino BillGov. Deval Patrick is set to sign a bill legalizing casinos in Massachusetts that supporters say will create thousands of jobs while generating hundreds of millions in revenues.
Mass. Governor Asks To Delay Approval of NU-NStar MergerGov. Deval Patrick's administration has asked state utility regulators to hold up on approval of Connecticut-based Northeast Utilities' proposed $4.66 billion purchase of Boston-based NStar.
Governor: At Least Three Tornadoes Hit Bay StateMassachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the National Weather Service has now confirmed at least three tornadoes were responsible for the severe damage caused in western and central Massachusetts.