What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1218717735For the love of God, shop! Retailers are hoping consumers open up their wallets during this weekend’s sales tax holiday. [Herald]

Though some agencies will be missing your tax dollars: The Massachusetts School Building Authority is preparing for a sharp decline in growth due to dwindling sales tax revenue, which funds its projects. [Globe]

Boston goes to pot: In a new Suffolk University/WHDH poll, 72 percent of Bostonians believe that criminal penalties for carrying less than an ounce of pot should be replaced by a fine of $100 and being forced to give up the weed. [Herald]

You can go home again: Patients with brain injuries may soon be able to live at home under the terms of a settlement between Medicaid and advocates. [Globe]