Colin A. Young

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Gaming Commission rejects bid to bet on Boston Marathon

DraftKings didn't consult BAA before making its request

Sports betting opens with big bang

In first 3 days, 400,000 accounts active, 8m transactions

Mass. health care expenditures rise sharply

Hospitals spent $1.5b on temporary staffing in fiscal 2022

Tepper names former colleague to head DOER

Mahony to become 'epicenter of clean energy transition'

Regulators contend with illegal sports betting

All 3 Mass. gambling facilities took banned bets on college games

Baker, Polito wade back into local politics

Endorse Republican in Attleboro mayoral race

State tax revenues miss mark for first time since June 2020

Sluggish numbers may impact discussions about new tax revenues

Under new rules, House returns to in-person sessions

Hybrid hearings remain; bid to disclose all committee votes rejected again

Doubts raised about the T’s bus redesign plan

Advisory board question's agency's ability to hire drivers, meet schedule

Healey calls King statue important given Boston’s ‘narrative’

'This hasn't been a welcoming place , particularly to Black Americans,' she says

Healey goes with interim secretary of health, human services

Needs more time to find head of largest executive office

Start dates for in-person sports betting set

Soft launch set for January 30, public betting starts in February

Riley ‘shocked’ at MTA push for right to strike

'This is a bridge too far at this time,' he says

Free sports bets? How to tax them?

To answer questions, Gaming Commission digs into legislative sausage making

Cannabis commission seeks 23% budget increase

Agency's wish list calls for adding 26 new employees

State pension board looking to rebound

Losses have mounted for three quarters in a row

No consensus on timing for fossil fuel heat shift

Commission cites huge challenge, but splits on timeline

Baker talks politics on CNN

Says election showed voters aren't interested in extremists

Boncore resigns abruptly at MassBIO

Second-in-command moving in to top position

Wind farm raises alarms about its viability

Commonwealth Wind says project cannot move forward without contract changes

State’s largest solar field opens in Ludlow

Power will be used by municipal light plants

Rating agencies praise state, but also issue warning

Hail rise in rainy day fund, raise concerns about coastal flooding

Sports betting could start in late Jan., maybe

Gaming Commission having tough time setting a timetable

Lottery facing headwinds, sales down

Officials say lotteries across country are facing similar problems

Biden pushes cancer moonshot at JFK Library

Pleads for national unity around goal of defeating disease

Baker administration puts tax cap excess at $2.9b

Even with giveback, state would end FY22 with $1.5b surplus

Baker vows full-court press for East-West rail

Governor, Neal, Amtrak CEO ride train from Boston to Springfield

Nightclub at Encore hit with $25,000 fine

Assessment follows five instances of over-serving alcohol