|3. Elizabeth Warren to be sworn in
Elizabeth Warren will be sworn in as the U.S. Senator of the First Class for Massachusetts today. On Saturday she will hold a mock ceremony in Roxbury, where her former boss Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan will swear her in.
4. Massachusetts Blue Laws you may not know
The Boston Globe has a look at some of the State's blue laws. They include: No fornication, fines for blaspheming Jesus Christ, No Adultery, Abortion still technically illegal, no killing pigeons, contraception still illegal amongst others.
5. Only Finneran there to represent convicted speakers
Unlike last year, only Tom Finneran was present in the House Chamber to represent the convicted former Speaker caucus. Unlike last year Charles Flaherty was not present, and Sal Dimasi was unable to secure a furlough.