Press coverage of hearing

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In “State is accused of breaking promises,” The Boston Globe reports on the angry residents from Somerville and elsewhere who packed the State House yesterday. “A deal is a deal,” said Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone, comparing the state’s move to Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez’s joining the New York Mets. “But here’s the difference. Pedro made a verbal commitment to stay in Boston. The state signed on the dotted line.”
In “Officials blasted over broken Dig promises,” The Boston Herald quoted State Senator Jarrett Barrios: “Your very presence here breaks the law. We have waited 14 years for you to keep your promises. Many of us are tired of waiting.”