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Hospitals Square Off With Nurses On Patient-Ratios Ballot Question

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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Should Doctors Be Allowed To Prescribe “Death Pills?”

Do you believe doctors should have the power to aid people in the taking of human life?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/17/2012

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Court Rules Medical Marijuana Ballot Question Needs To Be Re-Written

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/09/2012

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Coakley Looks To Snuff Medical Marijuana Question From November Ballot

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/26/2012

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$9 Million Spent On Ballot 2010 Questions

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.


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Question 1: Alcohol Tax Repealed

Massachusetts voters say “yes” to repealing the alcohol tax.


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Question 2: Voters Kick Affordable Housing Change To The Curb

Massachusetts voters have rejected Question Two, which would have kept the state’s main affordable housing law intact.


Hospitals, insurers: Keep MA alcohol sales tax

The state’s hospitals, insurers and community health centers are opposing a ballot question that would repeal the state’s sales tax on alcohol.


Poll: Voters split on sales tax cut

A Boston Globe Poll finds a deep divison among voters on Question 3 of the November ballot, which calls for a rollback of the s state sales tax from 6.25% to 3 %. 46 % […]


MA fiscal watchdog warns against sales tax cut

A fiscal watchdog group says that if voters support a ballot question to reduce Massachusetts’ sales tax from 6.25 percent to 3 percent, a wide swath of state programs will see cuts of almost 30 […]