Patrick seeks higher health payments by retirees:Most future state and municipal retirees would have to pay about $1,000 a year more for health care under Governor Patrick's plan to save up to $20 billion over the next three decades. Globe politics reporter Michael Levenson covers.
Gun safety: Put a price on it: An intriguing idea to curb gun violence: Require gun owners to carry liability insurance for the firearms they own. Globe columnist Scot Lehigh writes.
A list far too long:If the mother of a 7-year-old boy with behavioral issues wanted to find a Glock instead of a therapist, she wouldn't have to go to 66 gun stores. Globe columnist Kevin Cullen explains.