The back-and-forth of O’Brien and Goldberg reminiscent of early 2000s Turnpike Authority Board firings

There are no perfect analogues on Beacon Hill for the drama unfolding between Treasurer Deborah Goldberg and suspended Cannabis Control Commission Chairwoman Shannon O’Brien. But the closest thing might be the donnybrook of late 2001 and early 2002 over Acting Gov. Jane Swift’s attempt to fire Jordan…

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If the Lottery misses its projections, local aid could be on the chopping block

The Massachusetts Lottery is on track to turn a profit of $1.025 billion by the time this fiscal year ends June 30 and, with flat sales projected, will generate the same amount in fiscal year 2025, Treasurer Deborah Goldberg told lawmakers at Monday’s annual tax revenue hearing. If the Lottery hits its projections (it often performs better than…

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