Cape Cod Times
Jobless benefits scheduled to end for 58,000 in Mass.
With an extension of unemployment benefits not included in a Congressional budget bill speeding toward the president's desk, approximately 58,000 people in Massachusetts are scheduled to lose their federal benefits before the end of the month.
Informational Meeting Tonight on Airplane Concerns in Milton
Do you have airplane concerns over Milton? If so, or if you are just interested in the topic, Congressman Michael Capuano is holding an informal meeting on the subject on Monday, December 16, 6:30 p.m., Milton Council on Aging, 10 Walnut St. For information, contact the Selectmen's office at 617-898-4843 or Sheryl Fleitman at 339-987-0499.
Miles-traveled tax still in mix as Mass. lawmakers urge pilot program
Massachusetts could follow close behind Oregon in pioneering the vehicle-miles-traveled alternative method of taxing drivers, if a bill before the Transportation Committee that is backed by a group of liberal legislators becomes law.
Lawmakers bet on online poker
A House Energy and Commerce Committee panel on Tuesday held a showdown over a legislative effort to license and regulate online poker.
SEC spending snub upsets Dems
The Securities and Exchange Commission's decision to remove a political spending rule from its annual agenda has irked House and Senate Democrats pushing the proposal and the lawmakers said they will continue to press the agency to act.
The Motley Fool
Online Poker May Finally Be on the Horizon
You would think the federal government would be eager to boost revenue by simply legalizing online gaming on a federal level.