Colin A. Young

Guest Contributor

Stories by Colin A. Young

Tougher seatbelt law remains longshot

Allowing police to pull people over for not buckling up is tough sell

Baker files sweeping health care bill

Legislation would boost primary care, community hospitals

Woman in her 60s first Mass. vaping fatality

Officials say number of lung injury cases continues to grow

Pot store’s flower cupboard is bare

NETA blames shortage on lab testing delays

Body cameras will accompany pot deliveries

Commission says drivers will wear devices; footage will be protected

Polito deals with Governor’s Council anger

Caissie, member of body, on track for clerk magistrate job

Baker wants to sell Hynes, expand BCEC

Sale would finance convention center expansion, allow Back Bay redevelopment

Chicago casino magnate: “You lose me.”

Gaming commission delivers blow to Brockton casino proposal

Pollack: HOV lanes aren’t working

Transpo secretary says most of the users are single people in cars

Six pot licenses suspended amid drug charges

Licensee pleaded not guilty, but commission takes action

Over objections, feds approve transfer of Pilgrim station

Healey, Markey, and Baker had raised concerns about decommissioning firm

Vineyard Wind review could extend into 2020

Federal agency says final environmental report not likely until next year

Vineyard Wind vows to move forward despite fed hold-up

New timeline uncertain after delay from environmental review

Bill would hit Netflix, Hulu with fees

Local access cable TV stations behind effort

Lawmakers hike assessment on utilities 50%

Money will be used to fund DPU budget, which is increasing 54%

Gaming Commission backs Encore on blackjack odds

Lawyer: Client intends to pursue theft allegation in court

House leaders parlay on transpo legislation

Promise multi-pronged solution by end of the year

A look at the House’s private budget debate

Bundling amendments in Room 348 streamlines an unwieldy process

T notes: DeLeo open to tax hikes

$10 weekend commuter rail fare is now permanent

Healey says her office may have role in Wynn review

AG says there should be no licensing rush driven by casino construction timeline

Mass. hydro project showers benefits on Maine

Gov. Mills says Massachusetts ratepayers will pick up the $235m tab

Baker names legal aide to head Gaming Commission

Judd-Stein to replace Stephen Crosby on Feb. 4

Spoon Movement comes to Beacon Hill

Heroin sculpture draws attention to pharma 'lies, deception'

State take from MGM $6.7m in September

MA collection from Plainridge was slightly more at $7m

DPU presses Natl. Grid on alleged violations

Utility says it is confident in overall approach to safety

Gaming commission chair resigns, denies charges of bias

Crosby says remaining would 'hamper' work of gambling panel

Do your job, lawmakers tell pot agency

Rep expresses concern about commission's sense of urgency