Mass. Campaign Laws
BOSTON (AP) _ The state's highest court is set to take up the question of whether Massachusetts can ban political contributions from businesses while allowing contributions from unions. Under state campaign finance law, businesses are not allowed to contribute to candidates while unions can donate up to $15,000...
State Pensions For Crooks?
State Pensions For Crooks?
Up until now, Massachusetts state employees who were convicted of any criminal offense related to their official roles have had to forfeit their state pension.  Period.  But, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently decided that stripping a crooked Peabody cop of his pension for a misdemeanor conviction violates his *Eighth Amendment rights...

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