A consulting firm led by the son of Gov. Charlie Baker’s 2018 reelection campaign chairman is getting $5.5 million to “humanize the brand” of the MBTA as it embarks on a massive capital projects plan—and deals with bad publicity on a near-daily basis.
"The Commission’s quarantine order does not apply to medical-use marijuana vaping devices designed exclusively for marijuana flower."
“If policymakers move forward with these regulations, there is a wide network of gangs and organized crime that will be ready to fill the void."
From several dozen troopers facing criminal charges in an expansive payroll fiasco, to drunk-driving drill instructors and other one-offs, the follies continue.
"As I see this playing out, the culprit is likely to be illicit THC cartridges—the same cartridges that the DPH, however inadvertently, pushed people to use by letting big cannabis take over."
Gov Baker has failed to lead on climate change, so it’s time for him to come face to face with the climate catastrophes around the state he is ignoring.
After SPAM received the full payment, its then-treasurer told investigators that Pullman demanded a check for $250,000 for Lynch Associates, pounding the table and yelling “Stop breaking my f**cking balls and give me the check!” when the treasurer questioned him.
Who oversees parole in Mass? What motivates decisions? Does the outcome help the Commonwealth? Will the addition of another career prosecutor tilt the Mass parole board away from second chances?
Gun laws, limits, and licensing in Mass—in perception and reality
It could be years before the Newtown case works its way up through the Supreme Court of the United States, where it is inevitably headed. In the meantime, DigBoston and BINJ will continue to report on the firearm economy in Mass and to identify the politicians, including Baker, who speak out against harm while accepting money from gun dealers and distributors.