Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.
What made The Short List this week?
- Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker filed legislation that would allow local and state law enforcement to hold people charged or convicted of certain crimes, so their immigration status can be checked. (WBUR)
- The Retailer's Association of Massachusetts has filed proposed ballot questions for 2018 that seek to reduce the state's sales tax. (Boston Globe)
- The Berkshire Museum's plans to auction off more than 40 works causing a controversy in the Berkshires and the arts community. (NPR, Berkshire Eagle)
- Several mayoral races in Western Mass. are beginning to take shape for the fall. (NEPR)