MASSterList: Budget awaits action from Gov – 2012 is on the way – Boston violence brings criticism

THREE TRILLION PENNIES FOR YOUR THOUGHTS: After a long holiday weekend, the budget, passed last week, sits on Gov. Deval Patrick's desk (Sun) waiting for his decision on a variety of issues(Republican).

2012 OR BUST: The AP reports the 2012 primary is just 8 months away. The Democrats are raising money, hoping to catch up to Sen. Scott Brown's enormous haul. (AP) With one Warren having a spot of donation trouble (WL), some in the party are still looking to another Warren to take on Brown. (Herald)

BOSTON: A bloody weekend in Boston (WBUR) has one City Councilor speaking out about Mayor Menino's crime policies. (Herald) At least the BPD responded in force to Rep. Carlos Henriquez's neighborhood and foiled the threat of a missing front license plate. (Globe)

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