Smith College professor Andrew Zimbalist says he doubts a Boston Olympics bid can stay within budget.
Rosenberg is settling into his new role as Senate President, with lawmakers facing a budget gap.
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker quickly ruled out higher taxes as a solution to a fiscal 2015 budget problem he estimated at more than $500 million and said everything else was on the table. On Friday, he instituted a state government hiring freeze, announced a procurement and contract review.
The 11-member panel, set up by the Legislature and Gov. Deval Patrick to examine the possibility of becoming a host city to the Olympics, wrapped up its work on Thursday.
In scenes like those in Atlanta two weeks ago, some drivers are leaving their cars in the road, creating new challenges for other drivers and work and rescue crews.
A decision by Olympic executives to drop wrestling from the 2020 Games is drawing strong criticism from the local wrestling community.
Dreams of an Olympic medal came to an end today (Wednesday) for Greenfield, Massachusetts native Elena Pirozhkova.