Last year, the state’s highest court ordered the Department of Environmental Protection to come up with new regulations to ensure the state meets emissions reduction goals in three years. Those goals were put into law in 2008.
Leaders of New England states and eastern Canadian provinces are in Boston this week for an annual conference, with a focus on technology and energy.
Governor Charlie Baker is scheduled to sign a bill Monday that would make Massachusetts’ utilities purchase more hydro and wind power.
When the House and Senate gavel back in after their Fourth of July break, there will be less than four weeks remaining until the end of formal sessions.
The House unveils its budget, Baker signs the solar bill, plus: the ten-year anniversary of RomneyCare.
State revenues in Massachusetts have fallen slightly short of projections. Governor Charlie Baker has said he wanted to see those numbers before deciding whether or not to make mid-year budget cuts.