BOSTON (AP) - Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants are suing President Donald Trump over the administration's decision to end special protections that have allowed them to live and work in the U.S. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Boston on Thursday claims the administration's move to rescind temporary protective status for immigrants from Haiti and El Salvador was racially motivated. The Trump administration said it was ending the protections because conditions in the countries have improved.
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh say they remain skeptical of so-called safe injection sites, where people can take illegal drugs under medical supervision. The Republican governor said Thursday he plans to send a delegation to Vancouver, Canada, to see the idea in action but has seen little evidence such facilities can lead people to substance abuse treatment. The Democratic mayor says he's concerned the sites would become magnets for drug dealers.
BOSTON (AP) - Officials with Massachusetts' tax collection agency say a data breach that exposed private information from about 39,000 business taxpayers was twice as large as first thought. The Massachusetts Department of Revenue tells The Boston Globe the information was viewable to other companies, potentially even competitors. The error lasted from early August through Jan. 23. The agency fixed the issue in January within hours of being made aware of it.
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts gambling regulators say there was nothing improper about a $2 million donation Wynn Resorts made to the Republican Governors' Association in 2014. The donation came the same year the company won the coveted Boston-area casino license and Republican Charlie Baker won the governor's race. Three Democrats vying to run against Baker this year wanted the commission to revisit the donation as it investigates the company following sexual misconduct allegations against founder Steve Wynn.
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