AM Briefing: Reversals Of Budget Vetoes?; Bulger's Immunity Claim Called 'Absurd'
Good morning. Top local stories and what we're watching this Tuesday:
-- Fourteen people have been arrested and charged with operating a multimillion-dollar cocaine ring in Boston, authorities announced Monday.
-- House Speaker Robert DeLeo is vowing to override the governor's budget veto of certain welfare reform provisions. [Boston Herald]
-- The House and Senate could also move to override the governor's veto of funding needed to keep Taunton State Hospital open in a diminished capacity. [State House News Service, via the Taunton Daily Gazette]
-- Prosecutors called a claim by James "Whitey" Bulger's attorney that the onetime FBI informant has immunity and shouldn't be prosecuted "absurd."
-- The head of the Boston School Department says she made a mistake in not disciplining a headmaster arrested for domestic assault last year.
-- Prosecutors today are releasing the results of an investigation into the fatal police shooting of a New Bedford teen in May.
-- Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's failed video game company heads to a federal bankruptcy court in Delaware today. [Associated Press, via the Boston Globe]
This program aired on July 10, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.