State bills will go through the State Senate and the State House. Bills going through the Senate begin with S. Bills going through the House begin with HR. There is no set order of the two branches it must go through first or second. If it goes first through the Senate it will then go through the House. If it first goes through the House it will then go through the Senate. A bill must pass through both branches before it will be considered law. State bills fo to the govenor while national bills go to the president.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick
Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Vacant
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley
U.S. Senators representing Massachusetts should not be confused with Massachusetts State Senators. Each state has two US Senators, and each state's two make up the 100 U.S. Senators. However, there are far more than 100 total senators.
Massachusetts US Senator Elizabeth Warren
Massachusetts US Senator Ed Markey
Massachusetts U.S. House Representatives should not be confused with Massachusetts State House Representatives. Massachusetts has 9 U.S. House Representatives.
Massachusetts State Senators should not be confused Massachusetts US Senators. Massachusetts has 40 State Senators.
Massachusetts State House Representatives should not be confused with Massachusetts US House Representatives. Massachusetts has 153 State House Representatives.