Barbara HowardDecember 9, 2018 06:53 PM
20,000 Children Are Uninsured In Massachusetts, Study FindsAccording to a new report from Georgetown University, the number of uninsured children in Massachusetts is up for the first time in years.
Barbara HowardDecember 5, 2018 06:25 PM
Mass. Marijuana Company Going On Canadian Securities ExchangeA new Massachusetts-based company is looking to make it big in the marijuana industry.
Barbara HowardNovember 30, 2018 07:54 PM
Homeless Court Judge Gives Second ChancesFor homeless people, having a criminal record can prevent them from finding housing or a job. This court seeks to give them a second chance.
Barbara HowardNovember 29, 2018 07:13 PM
In Mass. Delegation, Seth Moulton Stands Alone On PelosiSeth Moulton is now the only member of the Massachusetts congressional delegation not supporting Nancy Pelosi for speaker of the House.
Barbara HowardNovember 28, 2018 07:00 PM
Federal Judge: House of Correction Must Give Methadone To Man Facing Jail TimeIn what appears to be a first in the nation ruling, methadone must be provided to a man potentially facing time behind bars who is recovering from opioid addiction. That's the ruling from a federal judge in Boston, regarding the Essex County House of Correction. WGBH legal analyst Daniel Medwed is a law professor at Northeastern University. He spoke with WGBH All Things Considered host Barbara Howard about the ruling. This transcript has been edited for clarity.
Craig LeMoultNovember 26, 2018 07:59 PM
Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing In Lawrence On Merrimack Valley Gas ExplosionsExecutives from Columbia Gas and its parent company NiSource testified before a U.S. Senate field hearing in Lawrence Monday. WGBH Radio's Craig LeMoult was there. He spoke with WGBH's All Things Considered anchor Barbara Howard about what happened at the hearing. This transcript has been edited for clarity.
Barbara HowardNovember 26, 2018 07:45 PM
Problems Teaching Computer Science In MassachusettsReporter Bianca Vazquez Toness discussed a series she published last week about teaching computer science in Massachusetts schools. She also discussed the departure of Boston's education chief.
Barbara HowardNovember 20, 2018 11:26 PM
As Fires Rage In California, Locals Try To Boost Morale Of First RespondersSmall things can make all the difference.
Barbara HowardNovember 20, 2018 11:06 PM
Cannabis Control Commission Chair Discusses The First Day Of Recreational Pot Sales In MassachusettsTwo pot shops — one in Leicester, one in Northampton — have opened. More are expected in the near future.