What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1207225367Wisconsin wants to put Mayor Tom Menino out to pasture: Hizzoner received an invitation to be the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He hasn’t accepted or declined the offer. [Globe]

Then the Teamsters held their breath and stomped their feet: Teamsters president Sean O’Brien sent letters to House members who voted against the casino proposal warning them that the union would find candidates to contest the anti-gaming representatives in the next election. [Herald]

Gov. Patrick loses again: Due to the tough economic times, House members have been forced to trim some of the programs that the governor promised during his campaign. [Globe]

What’s a few million between old friends? Bechtel/Parsons Brinkerhoff made an additional $5.3 million after the Big Dig was officially finished. [Herald]