Could Wisc. lame-duck power grab happen here?
Anything is possible, but rules would make it difficult
The stunning, lame-duck power grab this week by the Wisconsin legislature would be far more difficult to pull off in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Legislature operates under a system of rules that gives lawmakers nearly a half-year off while they campaign for reelection. During that six-month period, the Legislature meets in what it calls informal sessions, where(...)