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Beacon Hill in 5 is a weekly check-in at the Massachusetts Statehouse from New England Public Media. Get a quick look at the week ahead in state politics and government with Carrie Healy, NEPM’s Morning Edition Host, and Matt Murphy of the State House News Service.

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Beacon Hill in 5 is a weekly check-in at the Massachusetts Statehouse from New England Public Media. Get a quick look at the week ahead in state politics and government with Carrie Healy, NEPM’s Morning Edition Host, and Matt Murphy of the State House News Service.

    What's in your mailbox? Likely mailers, postcards urging support for Massachusetts ballot questions

    What's in your mailbox? Likely mailers, postcards urging support for Massachusetts ballot questions

    The well-funded campaigns supporting Massachusetts ballot questions are using all types of media to convince residents to vote one way or the other.

    • 5 min
    In Massachusetts, huge disparity in which voters choose to cast ballots by mail

    In Massachusetts, huge disparity in which voters choose to cast ballots by mail

    Matt Murphy, associate editor and senior reporter at the State House News Service, takes a deep dive into the mechanism by which certain Massachusetts primary voters cast their ballots, and what that could mean for campaigns and voters in the November election.

    • 6 min
    With the Massachusetts primaries over, general election campaigning has begun

    With the Massachusetts primaries over, general election campaigning has begun

    Recent polls, including the latest from Emerson College Polling, shows Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Maura Healey holding at double digit lead over Republican Geoff Diehl.

    • 5 min
    With the primaries here, a lot still up in the air for statewide races in Massachusetts

    With the primaries here, a lot still up in the air for statewide races in Massachusetts

    Tuesday is primary day in Massachusetts, with big races across the state. Among them: the Republican primary for governor. Former President Donald Trump is backing the more conservative GOP candidate. Whoever wins will face the presumed Democratic candidate, Attorney General Maura Healey.

    • 6 min
    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker looks to bolster school security

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker looks to bolster school security

    Gov. Charlie Baker will soon ask the Massachusetts Legislature to approve a nearly $40 million plan that invests in school safety initiatives.

    • 5 min
    Mass. voters may get to decide whether to overturn undocumented immigrant driver's license law

    Mass. voters may get to decide whether to overturn undocumented immigrant driver's license law

    Opponents of a new law allowing undocumented immigrants in Massachusetts to receive driver's licenses say they have collected enough signatures to put their repeal question onto November's ballot.

    • 5 min

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