What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1205411315Looks like that glossy magazine didn’t help the governor’s case: House Speaker Sal DiMasi has met with several legislators who supported casinos in the state and has convinced them to oppose the proposal. Your move, Governor. [Globe]

Thanks, John! Republican presidential hopeful John McCain does us a solid and didn’t rule out Mitt Romney as a running mate. [Herald]

It’s less than Comcastic news for the cable giant: Comcast workers are looking to unionize. Probably so they get overtime for crowding FCC hearings. [Herald]

But they’re pretty much the only ones: Union membership in Massachusetts has dropped to its lowest rate in nearly 20 years. Experts say the state’s shift from a manufacturing-driven economy to one driven by salaried technology jobs caused the drop. [Globe]