Gambling debate pushed to the fall – Court closures loom – New school food regs

THE TIME FOR ACTION IS IN A COUPLE MONTHS: Speaker DeLeo’s most imperative job-creating, revenue-boosting, not-really-that-morally-decaying legislative priority is going to be debated in September, so everyone can go on vacation next month. (Republican, Globe, AP)

COURTS: Can we turn the Gloucester courthouse into a slot parlor (Globe)? Either way, the S.P. says court closures are going to happen (AP). MetroWest, Garrett Bradley (Ledger) voice opposition.

NUTRITION: Big win for the carrot sticks and water lobbies. (T&G)

Massachusetts legislators set timetable for debating new casino bill |
Casino bill to be debated in September – The Boston Globe:
Mass. Lawmakers Put Off Casino Debate Until Sept. | AP:

Top lawmaker: Mass. court closings unavoidable – AP:
Gloucester court’s move could hurt those it serves – The Boston Globe:
Plan to shutter courts causes stir in MetroWest – Framingham, MA – The MetroWest Daily News:
State Rep. Garrett Bradley angry over plan to relocate courts – Quincy, MA – The Patriot Ledger:

Partners reveals plan to lower costs, improve care | Boston Business Journal:
Schools leader raps health plan – Sentinel & Enterprise :
Worcester Telegram & Gazette – – Strict rules on food in the schools:

Rep. Paul Donato’s Take on State Budget – Medford, MA Patch:
Speranzo resigns, starts new job – Berkshire Eagle Online :
Senator Clark, State Reps. Lewis and Dwyer Pass Municipal Health Insurance Reform – Stoneham, MA Patch:

The Governor’s Summer tour |
Ex-Mass. lawmaker’s land may be sold – AP:
No quick resolution likely in education-spending probe – Lowell Sun Online :

Massachusetts transportation secretary suspends Big Dig engineer – The Boston Globe:

Slow start to rollout of Boston food trucks – The Boston Globe:

Romney on the stump in NH – Lowell Sun Online :
Pawlenty picks up support of Romney defector from Political Intelligence:

Lynch: Don’t break up Irish neighorhoods | Dorchester Reporter: http://www.dotn

The 5 most underpaid CEOs in Boston | Boston Business Journal:
Worcester Telegram & Gazette – – Library cancels White Pride:
Manuel Pintado of Northampton, on probation for email threat against Florida state rep, arrested again |

Blue Mass Group | The Unions Speak: The New Municipal Health Insurance Law:
New In The Phoenix — Conservative Money On Campus:
Red Mass Group:: What is it about Governor Patrick’s Transportation secretaries… :
Not your father’s Kennedys – CW:
Red Mass Group:: With budget signed, the countdown to the first supplemental begins :
Massachusetts Liberal: It’s the economy, stupid:
Red Mass Group:: With Nomination Papers Available in Two Weeks, Why isn’t Redistricting Done? :
Red Mass Group:: Governor Patrick’s Listening Tour :

ME LePage administration names two to DECD | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram :
Maine, NH and VT count their loons | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram :
NH Gov. vetoes widening of deadly force | Concord Monitor:
ME LePage to announce big environmental fine | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram :