Winthrop Democrat Robert DeLeo was re-elected to serve as House Speaker.
Gov. Deval Patrick has asked the Legislature to hike the state’s income tax from the current 5.25 percent to 6.25 percent, while also calling for a reduction in the state sales tax.
The state admitted Thursday that it made a mistake in not to telling the public that lights in the Big Dig tunnel are corroding, especially since one fell to the ground a month ago.
House Minority Leader Brad Jones was Jon’s guest on Keller at Large Sunday.