The Short List: Study Derailed, Voter Registration, Sisitsky Remembered

Jul 14, 2017

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

What made The Short List this week?

  • A study on rail service between Springfield and Boston failed to make the latest Massachusetts budget, much to the surprise of some lawmakers.  (NEPR)
  •  A Massachusetts legislator is proposing ways to make it easier to register to vote. (NEPR)
  • Former western Massachusetts state legislator Alan Sisitsky died recently. He's best known for his skirmishes with powerful former Senate President Billy Bulger   (State House News Service/The Reminder)