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The Short List: NEPR's Week In Review

The Short List: NEPR's Week In Review

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Rosenberg Resigns, Baker Challenged, Optimism In Springfield: The Short List

This week, embattled Massachusetts state Senator of Amherst resigned amid mounting pressure after a scathing ethics report came out.

Rosenberg Resigns, Baker Challenged, Optimism In Springfield: The Short List

Casino Questions, State Police, Stun Guns, Hot Sox: The Short List

Recently, there's been rumblings that MGM, which is currently building a casino in Springfield, Massachusetts, is looking at buying a Boston-area casino also under construction. So what might this mean for Springfield?

Art Sale Approved, Convictions Dismissed, Springfield Sanctuary Holds: The Short List

We kick off with a decision from Massachusetts highest court this week in favor of the Berkshire Museum's sale of dozens of its art works, including at least one piece by Norman Rockwell.

Art Sale Approved, Convictions Dismissed, Springfield Sanctuary Holds: The Short List

Hefner Indicted, Springfield Sanctuary, Amherst Council: The Short List

This week, we discuss Thursday's indictment of Bryon Hefner , the husband of Amherst Democratic State Senator Stan Rosenberg. Hefner is facing charges that include sexual assault and criminal lewdness.

Hefner Indicted, Springfield Sanctuary, Amherst Council: The Short List

Mass. State Police Scandal, Senate President, West Brookfield, Rec Tax: The Short List

We kick off this week with a look at the latest scandal surrounding the Massachusetts State Police. An audit shows several troopers may received overtime pay for shifts they didn't actually work . And the head of the state police says she's turned the audit over to the state attorney general's office for a closer look.

Mass. State Police Scandal, Senate President, West Brookfield, Rec Tax: The Short List

Student Walkouts, Suspected Hate Crimes, An Island Lacking Power: The Short List

A big story this week was the student walkouts across the region and the country, on the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Student Walkouts, Suspected Hate Crimes, An Island Lacking Power: The Short List

Patrick for President?, 'I Made You Mayor,' Museum Legal Battle: The Short List

We start The Short List this week with former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and his possible political aspiration: a run for president in 2020.

Patrick for President?, 'I Made You Mayor,' Museum Legal Battle: The Short List

Sexual Harassment Report, Fare Increases, Some Pot Delays, Hockey: The Short List

This week, the Massachusetts House received a report from its lawyers , which urged changes about how the branch handles sexual harassment allegations against its members and staff.

Sexual Harassment Report, Fare Increases, Some Pot Delays, Hockey: The Short List

Legislative Shake-Up, Local Opioid Suit, Red Sox: The Short List

This week, longtime Northampton State Representative Peter Kocot died at the age of 61. And State Rep. Solomon Goldstein-Rose announced he is leaving the Democratic Party and becoming an independent, or "unenrolled" as it's known in Massachusetts.

Gun Control Inaction, Western Mass. Clout, Warren's Tribal Outreach: The Short List

The big story of the week: a horrific scene in Parkland, Florida — a high school shooting that left 17 people dead. We know this cycle all too well in New England, with the Sandy Hook massacre in 2012. Almost immediately, the conversation turned to gun control at the national and state levels.

Gun Control Inaction, Western Mass. Clout, Warren's Tribal Outreach: The Short List

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