Author Archives: Massterlist

MASSterList: Occupy gets Ugly – Senate finally almost maybe done with Gambling bill kinda

OCCUPY: On New England’s eastern coast, a small population of peaceful tent-dwellers are being forced out of their encampment by an armed oppressor seeking to control the land. Hope you had a happy Columbus Day, everybody! (APGlobe) OR: Hippies finally get smacked around a little after ignoring reasonable requests from the mayor and police. Sometimes…

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MASSterList: Grossman hauls in booze lobby donations – Sue Tucker still fighting – Health care cost

BOOZE NEWS: What did Steve Grossman do to piss off the Globe’s Frank Phillips? Maybe the Treasurer can make it up to him with a Kappy’s gift card or something. GAMBLING: Former Sen. Susan Tucker is still fighting against casinos. (Eagle Trib.) HEALTH: WBUR dives into the health care spending debate Read the rest of the MASSterList, including…

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MASSterList: Setti Warren to exit Senate race – Lawmakers still dissecting Casino bill – Enviro-pol

WARREN DOWN: Newton Mayor Setti Warren is dropping out of the Senate race before there’s a full scale revolt in Newton. (GlobeSunAP) RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS (AND LEGS AND CARCASS): Typical nanny-state oppression is keeping a hard-working taxpayer from keeping the corpse of theGodless Killing Machine he removed from existence. Someone tell the…

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MASSterList: Boston council prelims shape ballot, shake Southie incumbent – Senate adopts shorter w

PRELIMS: Newcomer Suzanne Lee topped incumbent Bill Linehan in the Boston City Council District 2 preliminary race last night. (HeraldTPWBUR) Other city ballots are taking shape in Worcester (T&G), Fitchburg (T&G) and Pittsfield(WWLP). CASINOS: It’s not the biggest or most important part of this whole casino debate, but slots at Logan airport still…

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MASSterList: Brown ducks LGBT question at DADT dinner – Local prelims sort out Nov. fields – Keiko

DON’T ASK: Even though he was honored by Log Cabin Republicans for supporting the repeal of DADT, Sen. Scott Brown isn’t super excited to answer Politico’s questions about his position on LGBT issues. I guess DADT still applies, but only to asking Scott Brown questions. Don’t worry though, Richard Tisei has his back. PRELIMS: All sorts of city preliminary elections

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MASSterList: Indictments for Cahill allies – Nassour to step down – City preliminary elections – Ca

TODAY IN CORRUPTION: Ruthless indicting machine Martha Coakley brought her mighty hammer down yesterday on former Probation Department head John O'Brien and former Tim Cahill chief of staff Scott Campbell for allegedly hosting a pay-to-play fund raiser that resulted in O'Brien's wife being hired at the Mass. lottery. (CW) Will Treasurer Tim be next? (HeraldCW) OPEN CHAIR:…

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