MASSterList: Patrick to sign budget today – MassDOT under fire after light collapse report – Menino threatens to quit Secure Communities

BUDGET: Gov. Patrick is expected to sign the FY12 budget this morning. What actions he takes on spending items and the Legislature’s municipal health care plan remain to be seen. (AP)

MASSD’OH: After a damaging report on MassDOT officials’ knowledge of a light fixture collapse earlier this year, Beacon Hill overseers once again begin to question the department’s leadership. (Globe)

IMMIGRATION: Boston Mayor Tom Menino takes a stand against Secure Communities(Globe). One Marlborough city leader is totally on board, though. (MetroWest)

BOOZE: The Anti-Saloon League is going to be furious at one Martha’s Vineyard town. (AP)

BUDGET:
Mass. Gov. Patrick set to sign new state budget – AP: feeds.boston.com

TRANSPORTATION:
Lawmakers seek to query transportation head about agency secretiveness – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com

IMMIGRATION::
Menino threatens to quit plan targeting crime by immigrants – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com
Marlborough councilor wants city to join Secure Communities – Framingham, MA – The MetroWest Daily News: www.metrowestdailynews.com

THE FEDS:
Kerry eyes ‘pressure points’ to stop fishery rules » Local News » GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA : www.gloucestertimes.com
Massachusetts Congressmen Richard Neal of Springfield and John Olver of Amherst disclose income | masslive.com: www.masslive.com

LEGISLATURE:
Mass. redistricting panel to hold final hearing – AP: feeds.boston.com
Massachusetts legislators seek new regulations for temporary staffing agencies | masslive.com: www.masslive.com

MITT MONITOR:
Romney’s jobs record: Republican’s record a little shaky – latimes.com: news.google.com

2012:
Election clock ticks in Attleboro – The Sun Chronicle Online – News: www.thesunchronicle.com

MISC.
Monday Morning Briefing – BostonHerald.com: feedproxy.google.com
Activists walk the walk to fight homelessness | CapeCodOnline.com: www.capecodonline.com
Turbine backers seek to subdivide land | CapeCodOnline.com: www.capecodonline.com
Suffolk DA urges drug-money dispersal – AP: feeds.boston.com
City of Cambridge to give wedded gay workers stipend to offset "discriminatory" tax | AP: www.masslive.com
Conference to focus on small industrial cities – AP: feeds.boston.com

LOCAL HEADLINES:
Town may vote on restaurant alcohol ban – AP: feeds.boston.com
New school district startup funding likely | CapeCodOnline.com: www.capecodonline.com

BEST OF THE BLOGS:
Blue Mass Group | Brown Turns Back on Constituents: feedproxy.google.com
Red Mass Group:: Five Blind Mice eviscerate municipal reform : www.redmassgroup.com
Blue Mass Group | Warren Schedule Suggests a Run, Says Roll Call: feedproxy.google.com

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