3-and-1 Casino bill set – Romney to lay out jobs plan in NV – Lottery aide let go amid advertising investigation

CASINOS: It’s on like Donkey Kong, if Donkey Kong was a game you could gamble on in a casino.(Globe, WBUR)

MITT MONITOR: Speaking of casinos, the Las Vegas Sun has some details on former Gov. Mitt Romney’s intention to reveal his new jobs plan next month. Maybe the plan is to build resort casinos everywhere.

LOTTO: Lottery chief of staff and Cahill loyalist Alfred Grazioso Jr. was let go from the agency yesterday after staffers alleged he coached them to be nonresponsive when answering investigators’ questions about the former treasurer’s use of a Lottery advertising blitz. (Globe) Quincy mayor Thomas Koch stands up for Team Quincy. (Ledger)

GAMBLING:
Gambling bill raises hopes for casinos – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com
Lawmakers Set To Introduce Casino Bill | WBUR: feeds.wbur.org

STATE NEWS:
Marijuana and assisted suicide on Massachusetts 2012 ballot? – Lowell Sun Online: www.lowellsun.com
Albert Arroyo case prompts IG to push ‘general’ fraud law – BostonHerald.com: www.google.com
State, local officials to celebrate reopening of tornado-damaged businesses in Monson | masslive.com: www.masslive.com
Law would have sex offenders divulge online IDs – Sentinel & Enterprise: www.sentinelandenterprise.com
New film set for tax breaks for filming in Mass. – AP: www.chron.com
State launches push to wipe out child abuse – The Sun Chronicle Online – News: www.thesunchronicle.com
Candidate calls for governor to declare state of emergency, bring in National Guard » Latest News » EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA: www.eagletribune.com

LEGISLATURE:
Legislators join in denouncing Clean Harbors settlement – Quincy, MA – The Patriot Ledger: www.patriotledger.com
Primary to be held for vacant Mass. House seat – AP: feeds.boston.com

MITT MONITOR:
Romney to unveil his jobs plan from Nevada – Monday, Aug. 22, 2011 | 6:23 p.m. – Las Vegas Sun: www.lasvegassun.com
Romney, Huntsman applaud Khadafy fall from Political Intelligence: feeds.boston.com

2012:
Mayor Warren gets Senate endorsement from leader of state’s Black and Latino Caucus – – WickedLocal.com: www.wickedlocal.com

LOTTERY:
Cahill holdover ousted from lottery board post – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com
Quincy mayor defends ex-lottery official – – WickedLocal.com: www.wickedlocal.com

TRANSPORTATION:
Acting GM Named For Boston’s T | AP: feeds.wbur.org
Davis to steer MBTA as interim general manager – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com
App gives commuters an outlet to the MBTA – Sentinel & Enterprise: www.sentinelandenterprise.com
MBTA Commuter Rail could cut night, weekend service – Boston Business Journal: feeds.bizjournals.com
Northeast rail corridor gets $745 million for upgrades | AP: www.masslive.com

REDISTRICTING:
Combining-Congressional-districts-could-affect-South-Shore-in-many-ways: www.enterprisenews.com

LOCAL HEADLINES:
Amherst lab closing may cost police | WWLP.com: www.wwlp.com
MetroWest-stimulus-funds-are-drying-up: www.metrowestdailynews.com
SJC rejects conviction in Lowell murder – The Boston Globe: feeds.boston.com

MISC.
Verizon Workers Union Rep. Optimistic A Deal Will Be Made | WBUR: feeds.wbur.org
Media backs Patriot Ledger’s push to unseal O’Connell case – Quincy, MA – The Patriot Ledger: www.patriotledger.com

AROUND NEW ENGLAND:
Chris Shays Says He’ll Run For U.S. Senate Once D.C. Work Is Done – Courant.com: www.courant.com
Vermont leads in energy efficient schools – Brattleboro Reformer: www.reformer.com
Redistricting plans up for comment in Augusta | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram : www.pressherald.com
Three’s a crowd in race for 1st Congressional District | Politics | projo.com | The Providence Journal : www.projo.com

BEST OF THE BLOGS:
Blue Mass Group | Brown says biggest problem is: he doesn’t know what’s next: bluemassgroup.com
Red Mass Group:: “Artificial Libertarian Islands?” Let’s sink them. : www.redmassgroup.com
057-Warren-picks-the-medium-for-her-message.aspx: www.commonwealthmagazine.org
Red Mass Group:: The wacky and pathetic legacy of Timothy P. Cahill : www.redmassgroup.com
Warren wins one over | Mass Politics Blog: blogs.wickedlocal.com
Massachusetts Liberal: Tone deaf candidate: baystateliberal.blogspot.com
BostonHerald.com – Blogs: Lone Republican» Blog Archive » Governor Patrick is wrong!: www.bostonherald.com
The net pushes aside alternative newspapers – Gatekeeper blog – Boston.com: feeds.boston.com
Doing Scotto No Favors – Talking Politics : feedproxy.google.com

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