Abreu: Pot Tax Bill ‘Spits in the Face of Democracy’
The chairman of New Bedford's committee designed to help the city implement the sale of recreational marijuana thinks the proposed bill to raise the taxes on pot sales from 12 percent to 28 percent should go up in smoke. "This just kind of spits in the face of democracy," New Bedford City Councillor Ian Abreu, chair of the council's Committee on Licensing and Zoning of Cannabis, said of
Cellphone Ban Moves Forward on Beacon Hill
A bill that would prohibit all use of hand-held cellphones by motorists in Massachusetts has moved forward on Beacon Hill. The measure has been endorsed by the Legislature's transportation committee and was given preliminary approval in the House on Wednesday without debate...
Election Fraud Suit
A lawsuit has been filed in Federal Court in Boston against former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin. The suit, reportedly filed by the MA Sanders Voters and Volunteers Disenfranchised by Bill Clinton, was filed Wednesday and alleges President Clinton disenfranchised voters through illegal campaign activity in Massachusetts on March 1, Super Tuesday...

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