The Short List: Another Conn. Casino, Housatonic Hearing, Mascot Bill
Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.
What made The Short List this week?
- The Connecticut House passes a bill allowing a casino 15 miles from Springfield. MGM remains upset over the closed process in Connecticut. (WSHU)
- The planned second phase of clean-up of the Housatonic River went before an EPA appeals board, despite a twist from the Trump Administration. (NEPR, Berkshire Eagle)
- The Massachusetts legislature is floating a bill outlawing Native American mascots at the state's public schools, but Senate President Stan Rosenberg wants locals to keep control. (NEPR)
- Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy gets in hot water over his comments about the use of translators during games. (ESPN)