Margaret Monsell

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Stories by Margaret Monsell

Bump follows lead of DAs

Court challenge may be best way to settle sentencing dispute

Baker overreacting on vaping decision

Court’s requirements don’t encroach on his authority

Bill would overturn local gun ordinances

NRA-backed bill would establish primacy of 2d Amendment

Baker undermining solitary confinement initiative

Administration using regulatory process to throttle reform

The ‘wolf’ of solitary confinement

Baker has shown little willingness so far to try a new path

Mass. GOP’s unconvincing urban strategy

Is party’s unpopularity in cities due to neglect or hostility?

EF grows on backs of cheap labor

Education First reaps benefits for doing good while acting bad

Baker administration drops ball on regs

Aversion to regulation shouldn't mean ignoring law

For casino job hunters, good news and bad

A clearer path for those with criminal records, but credit history could trip some up

Debating immigration policy on Beacon Hill

Lawmakers should reverse course on Republican amendment to criminal justice bill

Baker opens a legal can of worms

Pushes strict liability for deaths caused by distributing illegal drugs

Convictions shouldn’t preclude all casino jobs

Finding a legislative fix may make for interesting politics