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Asked about toll fairness during a Patch live chat, Governor Deval Patrick asked a reader whether he'd support high-speed tolls. Are these a good way to share the transportation funding pain, or another money grab?
The governor, during a live chat with Patch, expressed skepticism about the legalization of medical marijuana, though he sympathized with patients in pain.
After three polls released last week showed Elizabeth Warren ahead of Scott Brown, while another showed Brown ahead of Warren, Patch surveyed influential Massachusetts Republicans to get their take on the tight race.
After three polls released last week showed Elizabeth Warren ahead of Scott Brown, while another showed Brown ahead of Warren, Patch surveyed influential Massachusetts Democrats to get their take on the tight race.
Government, Police & Fire
About 30 members of the community came together to brainstorm ways to address crime in the city.
The governor will take your questions Thursday at 1:30 p.m..
Governor Deval Patrick speaks with Patch readers live at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. What questions do you want him to answer?
The answer to this question around the country will have as much influence as any over who wins the U.S. presidency in November.
Ask Governor Deval Patrick about any topic you like during our live chat at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
Mayors who are part of a state coalition argue giant online retailers are being allowed to avoid collecting millions in state sales tax, and that's unfair to local businesses that do collect, especially as the holiday shopping season approaches.
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