What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1209039658Who needs headquarters? Certainly not Mayor Tom Menino, who says the city is doing just fine without many corporations calling Boston home. [Globe]

Do we really want to take our cues from Pennsylvania? Keystone State taxpayers are getting about $169 in state tax rebates paid for by casino revenues. [Herald]

Beware the fine print: Rep. Daniel Bosley added a last-minute amendment to the state budget that officials say would wipe out the gains made by the business tax increases. Corporations could avoid paying as much as $200 million in state taxes by operating part of their companies overseas. [Globe]

We could really use that $200 million, too: The Long Island Bridge is open only to single-car traffic after a chunk of concrete fell into the water below. The mayor’s spokeswoman insists the bridge is structurally sound. [Herald]