Dec 05, 2011 19:00 EST
Steve Wynn shook the hand of New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and walked the Gillette Stadium field Sunday afternoon as the Las Vegas casino developer met with Patriots owner Robert Kraft to discuss the potential for developing a hotel-casino project on undeveloped land adjacent to the suburban Boston sports complex about 30 miles south of Boston.
Nov 26, 2011 19:00 EST
Each week, state Representative Joseph Wagner slips on his Bluetooth earpiece, settles into his car at his home in Chicopee, and sets off on an 86-mile drive to spend up to four days in his office at the State House.
Jul 11, 2011 15:31 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on Monday said he signed a $30.6 billion budget, which cuts spending by $750 million, marking the biggest year-on-year reduction in 20 years.
Jun 15, 2011 17:29 EDT
BOSTON (Reuters) - A jury in Boston on Wednesday found former Massachusetts House speaker Salvatore DiMasi guilty of conspiring to help a software company win large state contracts in exchange for kickbacks.
Aug 19, 2010 16:26 EDT
Wonderland dog racetrack suspends operation following apparent demise of Mass. casino bill. Wonderland Greyhound Park shut down after 75 years on Thursday, a move that follows the end of live dog racing in Massachusetts and the apparent demise of a casino gambling bill that might have allowed the track to lure patrons with slot machines.
Aug 05, 2010 16:34 EDT
Gov. Patrick signs bill creating Mass. sales tax holiday but vetoes consumer pricing language. Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill Thursday creating a tax-free holiday shopping weekend, while vetoing a section of an economic development bill that would have allowed warehouse club retailers to skirt the state's consumer pricing laws.
Aug 02, 2010 18:30 EDT
Cahill: Patrick 'owns' recession if gambling bill fails; governor says up to Mass. Legislature. The blame game swung into full fervor Monday as Massachusetts politicians tried to position themselves amid a stalemate over legislation proposing to bring casino gambling to the state.
Jul 31, 2010 18:35 EDT
Mass. lawmakers give initial OK to 3 casino, 2 slot parlor bill; Gov. Patrick opposed. The Massachusetts Legislature gave initial approval Saturday to a casino bill that would create the most sweeping expansion of gambling in the state in four decades, even as Gov. Deval Patrick opposed the measure.
Jul 09, 2010 14:13 EDT
Patrick: Sen. Brown raised racetrack slots during meeting about support for Medicaid funding. Gov. Deval Patrick said Friday that as he sought Sen. Scott Brown's support for federal Medicaid funding for the state, the senator lobbied for adding slot machines at a racetrack in his former legislative district. The governor said he doesn't think the Republican was trying to trade one for the other.
Jul 02, 2010 13:06 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill legalizing three casinos but the measure must be reconciled with a competing plan the House has already enacted before the legislature adjourns on July 31.
May 26, 2010 11:13 EDT
Stone Temple Pilots bring new maturity on the road and to first new album in almost a decade. As he reflects on Stone Temple Pilots' history, frontman Scott Weiland quietly breaks into song: "The long and winding road." His band mates ? guitarist Dean DeLeo, bassist Robert DeLeo and drummer Eric Kretz ? spontaneously sing backup.
May 04, 2010 18:25 EDT
Mass. state police divers search river for ruptured section of water main with no success. State police divers scoured the bottom of the Charles River with metal detectors Tuesday, but failed to find a key piece of evidence to the catastrophic water main breach that left up to 2 million Boston area residents without safe drinking water.
May 04, 2010 08:42 EDT
Mass. governor orders review of Boston-area water supply system after boil order is lifted. Gov. Deval Patrick promised an investigation into the water main break that had prompted him to issue a boil water order that ended Tuesday morning for about 2 million people in the Boston area.
Apr 12, 2010 17:24 EDT
Mass. theater owners fear casinos will outbid them for singers, comics, traveling plays. Community theaters and performing art centers are worried they could face unfair competition and lose business if a proposal to allow resort style casinos in Massachusetts is approved.
Dec 31, 2009 09:31 EST
Mass. House speaker names lawyer to review costs associated with probe of former speaker. Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo has named an attorney to review $378,000 in legal bills the House incurred during the investigation of former speaker Salvatore DiMasi.
Dec 18, 2009 17:58 EST
Review: In 2009, Mass. lawmakers passed handful of big bills among dozens of minor issues. Just weeks into January, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill granting himself expanded budget cutting powers. Eleven months later, he approved legislation modernizing the state board that oversees social workers.
Dec 17, 2009 08:19 EST
Mass. House Dems meet after 4 dissidents halt chamber activity over DiMasi bill. Social service providers complained Wednesday after dissident Democrats halted legislative activity in the Massachusetts House for a third consecutive day.
Dec 10, 2009 17:42 EST
Casino foes push for new study of costs, benefits as Mass. lawmakers ramp up for gaming debate. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is pressing lawmakers to request a new, independent analysis of the costs and benefits of expanded gaming even as lawmakers hammer out the details of a casino bill that could be debated as early as next month.
Nov 20, 2009 12:57 EST
Top Mass. finance official accuses Legislature of 'risky' move by leaving $125 million deficit. The top budget official in Massachusetts says the Legislature has taken a "risky" approach by adjourning for the remainder of the year without closing a projected $125 million state budget deficit.
Nov 10, 2009 16:50 EST
Massachusetts House moves incrementally toward expanded gambling with bill on simulcasting. Massachusetts is moving incrementally toward expanded gambling.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
Robert DeLeo performing with STP in 2008
|Birth name||Robert Emile DeLeo|
|Born||February 2, 1966|
|Genres||Grunge, alternative rock, hard rock|
|Occupations||Musician, songwriter producer|
|Instruments||Bass, Guitar, backing vocals|
|Years active||1987 - present|
|Associated acts||Stone Temple Pilots|
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