(Massachusetts) — Governor Patrick has refiled legislation to lift the state’s liquor license cap. The measure would give local government full control over how many licenses they issue. A similar measure failed to make it into the final version of a recent economic development bill. Some business owners are against the measure after paying big bucks for licenses on the private market. Others say the current limits are arbitrary and work against economic development goals.
In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.
Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.
This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.
Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.