CAPITAL Headlines - June 20, 2014

The Boston Globe





Here are highlights from CAPITAL  today:

  • Poll shows Mass. voters still support casinos: Massachusetts voters still support Las Vegas-style gaming in the state, even as they’ve soured on the commission charged with selecting casino operators, according to a new Boston Globe poll.
  • Campaigns fueled by coffee and donuts: Massachusetts candidates spend thousands of dollars a year on coffee and doughnuts, according to campaign finance reports. An infographic illustrates the stats - a this link and below.
  • Late-night license debate poses test for Walsh: Mayor Walsh wants to extend closing times at bars and restaurants to 4 a.m. But some members of the city’s House delegation are resisting. Jim O'Sullivan's latest Political Intelligence column.
  • Don Berwick and the single payer pitch: Single-payer is set to finally get the attention it merits as essentially the only markedly different policy proposal to emerge from either party. Editorial page editor Peter Canellos details.