Capital Headlines - Jan. 23, 2015

The Boston Globe




Here are Capital highlights from today's Globe.

  • In Dixville Notch, a race to stay first in the nation: Politicians and reporters from across the globe have made the trip to capture a beloved first-in-the-nation spectacle: an entire town voting at one minute past midnight, setting the pace for the rest of the long day of voting up and down the state. Carol Robidoux reports.
  • Obama is talking tax fairness. How does Massachusetts fare? Some tax proposals are designed to raise money. Others are meant to lower taxes and put more money in people’s pockets. The proposal President Obama introduced in his State of the Union address would actually do both. Evan Horowitz details the latest.