House squashes GOP ethics package – Gov makes plea for in-state tuition for illegals – Murray talks gas tax

SHMETHICS: The House yesterday shelved a GOP proposal to reform the ethics rules of the chamber (AP, Globe). Off to the Rules Committee it goes.

TUITION: Gov. Patrick made a surprise visit to a State House hearing yesterday to urge the panel to adopt in-state tuition prices for illegal immigrants. Contrary to some reports, no one was injured at the hearing. (Sun, Globe, AP)

PHOTO OF THE DAY: A love of K-Cups knows no party nor branch affiliation. (Patch)

GAS: Sure, why the heck not? We haven’t talked about a gas tax in awhile. (T&G)
ETHICS:
Mass. House cuts debate on proposed ethics changes – AP: feeds.boston.com
Democrats shelve GOP ethics proposal – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com

TUITION:
Gov pushes reduced tuition for illegals – Lowell Sun Online : www.lowellsun.com
Patrick backs in-state college tuition for illegal immigrants – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com
Patrick Again Backs Immigrant Tuition Bill | AP: feeds.wbur.org

ALIMONY:
Mass. House passes bill revising lifetime alimony system – AP: www.telegram.com
Alimony reform bill passes House | WWLP.com: www.wwlp.com

STATE NEWS:
Worcester Telegram & Gazette – telegram.com – State gas tax hike eyed: www.telegram.com
Inquiry: Mass. pool where woman drowned too cloudy – AP: feeds.boston.com
State offers seed money to study Cape wastewater solutions | CapeCodOnline.com: www.capecodonline.com
State tax-incentives program draws fire – Sentinel & Enterprise : www.sentinelandenterprise.com
Massachusetts set to get $96.1 million in military construction projects – Framingham, MA – The MetroWest Daily News: www.metrowestdailynews.com

LEGISLATURE:
Bottle-bill supporters, opponents – Lowell Sun Online : www.lowellsun.com
Worcester Telegram & Gazette – telegram.com – Architect of anti-sludge law will make case for it: www.telegram.com
Reps vow to fight move of court out of Leominster – Sentinel & Enterprise : www.sentinelandenterprise.com

THE FEDS:
Frank’s Hill trouble – with coffee maker from Political Intelligence: feeds.boston.com

MITT MONITOR:
Tea Party pooper Mitt Romney skips Twitter debate – BostonHerald.com: feedproxy.google.com
Report: Romney, the job creator? Hardly. | Boston Business Journal: feeds.bizjournals.com

SETTI:
Other mayors open about GIC savings while Warren remains silent – – WickedLocal.com: www.wickedlocal.com
Setti Warren’s Senate campaign in $22K in the red – – WickedLocal.com: www.wickedlocal.com
Setti Warren’s US Senate campaign in debt – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com

BOSTON:
Lobbyist $$$ In Boston City Council – Phoenix: feedproxy.google.com

LOCAL HEADLINES:
Lowell city clerk placed on leave over missing funds – Lowell Sun Online : www.lowellsun.com
Worcester Telegram & Gazette – telegram.com – Presidential hopeful speaks to locals: www.telegram.com

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AROUND NEW ENGLAND:
NH State revisits liquor super stores | Concord Monitor: www.concordmonitor.com
NH Delegation weighs plan on debt limit | Concord Monitor: www.concordmonitor.com
RI Controversial Senate staffer Iannazzi declines raise | Politics | projo.com | The Providence Journal : www.projo.com
ME Collins’ bill would delay limits on boiler emissions | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram : www.pressherald.com

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