Politics

Mass. Lawmakers Consider Red-Flag Gun Bill
BOSTON (AP) _ Supporters of a so-called ``red flag'' bill pending on Beacon Hill say preemptively disarming individuals who show signs of unstable or dangerous behavior could help prevent future mass shootings.
The measure would allow family members or police officers concerned that a legal gun owner…
SJC To Resolve Questions About Campaign Contributions
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 dona…
Decision On Cannabis Cafes Coming This Month
BOSTON (AP) _ Could Massachusetts become the first U.S. state where adults can gather and use legal recreational marijuana at so-called ``cannabis cafes?''
The Cannabis Control Commission, the five-member panel set up to regulate the state's marijuana industry, is expected to decide later this month …

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