Author Archives: Massterlist

MASSterList: Gov wants to dial down union rhetoric – Muni health reaction roundup – Maher preview

SIMMER!: Gov. Patrick urges unions to “dial down the rhetoric” in the wake of the House's vote to restrict some municipal union bargaining rights. AP | WBUR | Globe FALLOUT: Here's your municipal health bargaining vote reaction roundup of local stories:
-Unions:
Unions blast House vote curbing health-care bargaining power – Lowell Sun Online: www.lowellsun.com
– Lawmakers:
Lawmakers tout

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MASSterList: Ireland and DeLeo stand together on probation reform – AG targets next booze scourge

TANGLED BRANCHES: Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Roderick Ireland flanked House Speaker Robert DeLeo yesterday to announce a plan to reorganize the state's court system and reform how probation department hires are made (GlobeCW, WBUR, Republican, WWLP). Ireland endorsing a plan to keep probation within the Judiciary, and not placing it in the…

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MASSterList: Unions fight DeLeo health cost plan – Gov on DiMasi witness list

A Speaker-filled edition of MASSterList this morning: HEALTH COST PLAN: Unions push back against House Speaker Robert DeLeo's plan for municipal health care costs (Globe). MORE: Eagle | Independent PROBATION: DeLeo and SJC Chief Justice Roderick Ireland to announce plans for probation department. (AP) TAKING THE STAND?: Look who's on the witness list for the trial of former Speaker Sal…

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