State gambling regulators have turned down Boston’s request to halt the eastern region casino license process until after the November election, when voters will decide whether to repeal the state’s casino law.
Because believe it or not, Beacon Hill doesn’t always know best.
The state’s highest court ruled Tuesday that voters can decide the fate of the casino gambling law, throwing the future of casinos in Massachusetts into question.
Now that the SJC has ushered casino repeal onto the November ballot, there are more unanswered questions to mull over than choices at the roulette wheel.
Supporters of a slew of proposed ballot questions in Massachusetts are facing another key deadline.
Massachusetts hospitals and the state’s top nurses’ union are facing off over a ballot question that would set nurse-patient ratios.
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The state Supreme Judicial Court has ruled in favor of medical marijuana opponents who say the likely November ballot question on the issue is misleading.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has moved to dismiss a petition to the state’s highest court by a group that opposes a proposed ballot question that would legalize medical marijuana.
Unions, industry-backed organizations and other advocacy groups spent more than $9 million trying to sway voters on the state’s three ballot questions last year. The total falls short of the record $16.1 million set in 1992 when four questions were decided.