Big news this week on the future of a casino in Greater Boston. An investigation exposes terrible living conditions for students off-campus in the city. Turmoil in the state's GOP. And a crash landing for the state's health connector website.
- "It was a quirky, old place, but it was home to Binland Lee and her 13 housemates. It was also blatantly illegal, from basement bedrooms without permits to the unit with only one way out — where Binland happily lived and where she died when fire struck last spring."
- "In two unanimous votes, the commission ruled that Boston residents will not get to vote on two proposed casinos in neighboring Everett and Revere because Boston is not a host community for either project."
- "Massachusetts Republicans are grappling with some fallout since the party’s convention in late March. The tea party candidate, Mark Fisher, fell about six votes shy of getting the required 15 percent of the delegates’ votes to make the ballot this fall. Since then, he’s filed a lawsuit against the party, saying he was wrongly kept off the ballot."
This segment aired on May 9, 2014.