The Masaschusetts Gaming Commission was to make available applications for licenses after voting on the framework yesterday. The SHNS was reporting earlier in the week that they were considering a $400K application fee to dissuade tire kickers. That's interesting, because according to the Cape Cod Times, $400K falls right in the middle of estimates of what the commissions pick for interim executive director, Stan McGee paid his alleged victim to settle a civil suit.
2. Herald front page filled with RMG story
Today's Boston Herald is filled with the connection first mentioned by Red Mass Group between Elizabeth Warren's daughter, and the law suit which resulted in the mailing of close to 500,000 welfare recipients voter registration forms.
3. Howie says Auntie Zetuni got voter registration form
Howie Carr makes an obvious point. Since the Department of Transitional Assistance did not determine the immigration status of those it sent voter registration letters to, Auntie Zetuni most probably got one. Read it here.
4. NY Times picks up on Tierney Ethics problems
The New York Times has picked up on John Tierney's ethics problems. IN a lenghty piece published today.
Representative John F. Tierney, the Massachusetts Democrat who is seeking his ninth term in the House, is facing new questions over the illegal offshore gambling business once run by two of his brothers-in-law, just a few months before an election pits him against the most viable opponent of his career.
5. Tax Free Weekend
It's tax free weekend in Massachusetts this weekend. Get ready to buy that big ticket item. It is also interesting to not taht you can buy that big ticket item tax free 365 days a year a few short miles up Rt. 93...