Payday. As the Massachusetts unemployment rate currently stands at 6.7%, state legislators are ringing in the new year with a hefty pay raise. Each senator and representative will receive a 6.46% raise and dozens of officials in the House and Senate will receive a 4.89% bump to their legislative stipends. With many residents struggling to find their next paycheck, does it seem ethical for our legislators to accept these raises?
Georgia State of Mind. Today, Georgia decides who controls the U.S. Senate. Will it be the Democrats or the Republicans? Incumbent GOP Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler face off against Democrats Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock. Jordan will be monitoring the latest calculated numbers as they start pouring in. Be sure to tune into Nightside on WBZ NewsRadio for all your up to date information as we await the final results of the Georgia runoffs!
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