This health care workers union is staying on the sidelines of the ballot question debate
The Service Employees International Union has not taken a position on Question 1, the ballot initiative to regulate nurse staffing, even while many other labor groups have supported it.
Know before you go: Your cheat sheet to Mass. ballot questions
Massachusetts voters are deciding on a second slots parlor, charter schools, confinement of farm animals, and marijuana legalization.
Outside money flows for Mass. ballot items
Spending on Mass. ballot-question campaigns will eclipse the record-breaking $30.2 million spent in 2014.
What would approving another slots parlor mean for Mass.?
Question 1 would allow for a second slots parlor in Massachusetts, likely in Revere near the Suffolk Downs racetrack.
Revere voters to weigh in on slots parlor question
Beyond today’s vote, the proposal faces two other tests.
Wynn worked to thwart Revere slots parlor
Wynn Resorts poured $39,000 into a stealthy and successful campaign against Tuesday’s vote on a slots parlor, a company official confirmed on Wednesday.
Revere voters reject slots parlor in nonbinding vote
The nearly 2-to-1 vote was non-binding, but an endorsement could have put the developer in a strong position for a win on Nov. 8.
Question 1: Should Mass. approve a new slots parlor?
Voters are already being asked whether they want another slots parlor in Massachusetts.
Meet the man behind Question 1
The ballot referendum will decide whether Massachusetts voters want to open the door to another slots casino.
Watch: Debate on Revere slots parlor question
The Globe is co-hosting a debate at 3 p.m. on Question 1, which would allow for a second slots parlor in the state, to be located near Suffolk Downs.
Slots parlor group hires casino developer
The slots parlor proposal will be brought to a statewide vote in the November election.
East Boston gears up to fight a casino, once again
Three years ago, residents rallied against a proposed casino. Now, the group is preparing to fight a proposed slots parlor next door in Revere.
No surprise: Wynn isn’t happy about a Revere slots parlor
“It’s not fair to Wynn Resorts,” an executive said, noting it would run counter to the 2011 casino law that called for a single slots parlor in Massachusetts.
Plan for second Mass. slots parlor faces steep odds
Despite securing a ballot question, the developer of a proposed second parlor may find the task easier said than done.
Two mayors say no to more slots. Will casino mogul Steve Wynn?
For now, Steve Wynn is staying neutral, and so are other gambling interests, such as Plainridge Park Casino.
Developer trying to buy property near Suffolk Downs for slots parlor
The Massachusetts political world was surprised last month when the attorney general gave preliminary approval to a slots ballot question.
Another slots parlor in Massachusetts? No thanks
Eugene McCain, a developer with ties to Mass. who lives in Thailand, is attempting to get the state to issue a second slots license via ballot petition.
Developer eyeing Revere trailer park for slots parlor
A developer, not Suffolk Downs, is driving a proposed ballot initiative to allow an additional slots parlor near the horse track.