The Short List: Another Conn. Casino, Housatonic Hearing, Mascot Bill

Jun 9, 2017

Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.

What made The Short List this week?

  • The Connecticut House passes a bill allowing a casino 15 miles from Springfield. MGM remains upset over the closed process in Connecticut. (WSHU)
  • The planned second phase of clean-up of the Housatonic River went before an EPA appeals  board, despite a twist from the Trump Administration. (NEPR, Berkshire Eagle)
  • The Massachusetts legislature is floating a bill outlawing Native American mascots at the state's public schools, but Senate President Stan Rosenberg wants locals to keep control. (NEPR)
  • Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy gets in hot water over his comments about the use of translators during games. (ESPN)