CAPITAL Headlines - August 1, 2014

The Boston Globe





Here are highlights from Capital today:

  • Congress keeps road funds going: Lawmakers waited until just hours before starting a five-week recess to make sure construction money continued flowing. Matt Viser details the latest.
  • Massachusetts: even more liberal than you thought: Massachusetts over the years has acquired, by dint of its voting patterns and economic and social policies, a range of monikers underscoring its reputation as a liberal state. Jim O’Sullivan details the poll.
  • In N.H. Senate race, a focus on veterans: The Henry J. Sweeney Post 2 are part of a voting bloc being intensely courted by US Senator Jeanne Shaheen and her potential Republican challengers. Meg Heckman details the latest.