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Legislators Continue to Plug Away at Budget, Virus-Related Issues

Barrett said despite a "dramatic" loss in state revenues because of the economic slowdown resulting from social distancing measures in place to slow the coronavirus's spread, the federal stimulus package should help.

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Barrett: 'Now the Hard Part Starts' on State's COVID-19 Response

Barrett said the commonwealth received more than 19,000 unemployment claims on Wednesday, and he fears more will be coming as the economic impact of the pandemic ripples through the economy.

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Barrett Tells Williamstown Select Board Rail Service 'Feasible'

Barrett stopped by the panel's twice-monthly meeting to give an update on a variety of legislative issues, and he said transportation generally is perhaps the No. 1 area where the state action can benefit the Berkshires.

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