Melissa’s Bill

Melissa Gosule

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Melissa’s Bill Is Now Melissa’s Law

A long 13 years for one father.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/04/2012

Governor Deval Patrick

Governor Patrick To Sign ‘Three Strikes’ Crime Bill

Governor Patrick announced Tuesday that he would sign the “three strikes” crime bill.


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Lawmakers Reject Gov. Patrick’s Amended Version Of Crime Bill

The House and Senate rejected Governor Deval Patrick’s amendment to a crime bill.


House Speaker Robert DeLeo

Keller @ Large: DeLeo: House Would Override Patrick Veto Of ‘3 Strikes’ Bill

House Speaker Robert DeLeo told WBZ-TV a key amendment being promoted by Gov. Deval Patrick to the “three-strikes” bill toughening penalties for repeat violent offenders “would really gut the bill.”


Gov. Deval Patrick in studio with WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Joe Mathieu.

NightSide – Governor Patrick Is In Studio

Many issues are covered here!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/26/2012

Melissa Gosule

NightSide – Les Gosule Joins Dan Rea To Talk About Melissa’s Bill

Will The Governor Sign Melissa’s Bill?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/25/2012

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Melissa’s Bill One Step Closer To Law

The measure would prevent three-time violent habitual offenders from being released on parole.


Melissa Gosule

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Dan Rea Says Melissa’s Bill Should Be Passed

Be sure to tune in to NightSide, every weeknight at 8 on WBZ NewsRadio 1030.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/10/2012

Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

Victims’ Families Ask State To Tighten Parole Standards

The father of a 27-year-old teacher who was raped and stabbed to death by a repeat offender is urging lawmakers to toughen the state’s parole system.