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Mass. Ballot Question Outlines Low Taxes On Pot Sales
The ballot question to legalize small amounts of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts calls for a tax rate on pot sales that would be lower than several states that have previously legalized the drug.
Critics argue the proposed tax structure may not generate enough revenue to cover the regulatory …
Panel Warns Mass. Not Prepared For Legalization Of Pot
A state Senate committee that visited Colorado to learn about recreational marijuana is warning that Massachusetts may not be prepared for legalization.
In a report released today, the panel recommends steps be taken should voters approve a likely November ballot question that would allow the recreat…
Fairhaven Mom Continues Campaign Against Common Core
Changes in Massachusetts education are drawing fire from a Fairhaven mother .
Michelle Furtado is part of a campaign working to convince state education officials to dump the Common-Core education program.
Furtado tells WBSM's Brian Thomas, Common Core is short-changing students...
Voters Turn Back Repeal Of Casino Law
Casino gambling is coming to Massachusetts.
Voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot question that would have repealed the 2011 state law that allows for up to three regional resort casinos and a single slots parlor.
Opponents of the repeal cited the potential for thousands of jobs, economic development an…
Pro-Casino Group Accepts Challenge To Debate
A casino-funded group hoping to defeat November's ballot question to repeal the state casino law says it will debate its opponents.
The Committee to Protect Mass Jobs, which is financed by MGM Resorts and Penn National Gaming, said Wednesday it is ``committed to participating in a vigorous debat…
Mickelson Wins Seat On Select Board
Dartmouth has a new select board member after Tuesday's election.
Stanley Mickelson beat David Faria by over 700 votes. The planning board member is new to the political scene, but is ready to serve the town...
Mickelson will be filling the seat left open by incumbent William Trimble...

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