Inside the Massachusetts Statehouse.
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A Massachusetts House of Representatives investigation last month cleared a lawmaker of alleged sexual harassment of a member-elect.

The Massachusetts Statehouse.
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It's April Fool's and — no joke — the public may finally get a say on the Massachusetts budget this week. 

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., spoke at Manchester Community College during her first presidential campaign swings in the first-in-the-nation primary state.
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With some formalities out of the way, Massachusetts lawmakers try to get moving. And the state is due for some more attention this week on the national stage.

The Massachusetts Statehouse.
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The Massachusetts House is investigating a "plausible" allegation of inappropriate conduct involving at least one representative, stemming from an alleged incident at the orientation session for new members held at last month at UMass Amherst.

Scales of justice.
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While I’m not a fan of most of Betsy DeVos’s reforms, when it comes to Title IX, I’m in full support.