Here are the top POLITICAL headlines from BostonGlobe.com today:
Mass. Senate OK's $49m MBTA bailout: The state Senate agreed to tap a little-known state surplus to help the T close its deficit, avoiding steeper fare increases and wider service cuts than those scheduled for July 1. Transportation reporter Eric Moskowitz reports.
No fruition for Romney on major higher ed plans: A review of Mitt Romney's higher education record as governor of Mass. reveals several sweeping proposals that all ran into a buzz saw in the Democratic-controlled Legislature. Higher education reporter Mary Carmichael details.