Decision 2018 - NECN

Coverage of the November elections across New England

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 10:09 AM EST

Mass. Rep. Richard Neal to Lead Ways and Means Committee

Mass. Rep. Richard Neal to Lead Ways and Means Committee

Rep. Richard Neal is more of a workhorse than a show horse. But as the one-time Mayor of Springfield enters his 30th year in Congress, he is about to become one of the most powerful figures on Capitol Hill. Wh...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 11:25 AM EST

Maine Rolls Trucks to Collect Ballots for New Voting Method

Maine Rolls Trucks to Collect Ballots for New Voting Method

Couriers are rolling in Maine to collect ballot materials as the state determines the winner of a U.S. House seat via its new voting method for the first time. Mainers ranked their choices in Congressional...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 07:46 PM EST

Assessing the Results of the Midterm Elections

Assessing the Results of the Midterm Elections

Not every woman was a winner in Tuesday's election but it's not the end of their political careers. Amanda Hunter, communications director for the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, and Tito Jackson, CEO of Verdant...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 07:36 PM EST

1-on-1 With Mass Congresswoman-Elect Lori Trahan

1-on-1 With Mass Congresswoman-Elect Lori Trahan

Among the big winners Election night were women in races from Massachusetts to Maine and many other places across the United States. There will now be more than 100 women in the House of Representatives and...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 07:06 PM EST

Historic Number of Women Elected to Congress

Historic Number of Women Elected to Congress

Ask Congresswoman-elect Ayanna Pressley what happened Tuesday night and her answer comes quickly: "Progress." When Pressley goes to Washington in January, she will be joined by a historic number of women she...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 06:42 PM EST

Supermajority in Vt. House Could Blunt Governor's Veto Power

Supermajority in Vt. House Could Blunt Governor's Veto Power

Election night wins by Democrats means a major change is coming for the Vermont Legislature. Preliminary vote totals from the office of Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos indicate there will now be enough...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 06:18 PM EST

Agenda for Baker's 2nd Term

Agenda for Baker's 2nd Term

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker was re-elected to a second term Tuesday.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 05:39 PM EST

Sununu Faces Democrat-Controlled House and Senate

Sununu Faces Democrat-Controlled House and Senate

It's an unprecedented power struggle at the State House in Concord, New Hampshire, as Republican Gov. Chris Sununu faces a Democrat-controlled House and Senate in the Granite State. Sununu, who won a second term...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 01:07 AM EST

Maine's New Voting System to Decide US House Race

Maine's New Voting System to Decide US House Race

The U.S. House race in Maine between GOP Rep. Bruce Poliquin and Democrat Jared Golden is headed to ranked-choice count. Additional tabulations under Maine's new voting system are needed to determine the winner...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 12:20 PM EST

NH State Senator Charged With Domestic Violence Loses Seat

NH State Senator Charged With Domestic Violence Loses Seat

A New Hampshire state senator facing domestic violence charges has lost his bid for a fourth term. Democrat Jeff Woodburn, of Whitefield, faced Republican David Starr, of Franconia, on Tuesday to represent New...

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2-Month-Old Baby Injured in Revere Crash Has Died
2-Month-Old Baby Injured in Revere Crash Has Died

A 2-month-old girl who was badly injured in a horrific pedestrian accident in Revere, Massachusetts over the weekend has died, according to the family. The baby was one of five pedestrians struck by an SUV...

MBTA General Manager Out After 15 Months on the Job
MBTA General Manager Out After 15 Months on the Job

MBTA General Manager Luis Ramirez is out a little more than a year after being named to the position. Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack announced Tuesday that the MBTA and Ramirez...

Snow Showers Heading Toward New England
Snow Showers Heading Toward New England

After a nation’s coldest reading of -22 degrees in Estcourt Station, Maine, this morning, a slow-moving and small atmospheric disturbance is drifting north over the waters east of New England Tuesday. It is...

Trump Argues With Dem Leaders, Threatens Gov't Shutdown
Trump Argues With Dem Leaders, Threatens Gov't Shutdown

President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders are seeking to avert a partial government shutdown amid a sharp dispute over Trump's border wall and a lengthy to-do list that includes a major farm...

State Lawmakers Holding Hearing on Natural Gas Safety
State Lawmakers Holding Hearing on Natural Gas Safety

Massachusetts lawmakers are holding a hearing on natural gas safety following September's explosions and fires in the Merrimack Valley. The state legislature's Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities...

Funeral Preparations Underway for Fallen Firefighter
Funeral Preparations Underway for Fallen Firefighter

Funeral arrangements are underway for fallen firefighter Christopher Roy, who died on Sunday morning in the line of duty. The Worcester Fire Department firefighter perished after he responded just before...