Mark Arsenault

Mark Arsenault covers casino development and gambling issues for The Boston Globe. He joined the newspaper in 2010 in the Washington, D.C., bureau, where he covered national politics and the U.S. Congress. He has worked at newspapers in New England since 1989, including 10 years at The Providence Journal.

Latest stories

Massport won’t help pay for IndyCar race

By , Globe staff

The agency will not stand in the way of a planned Seaport District race, so long as it does not have to pay for the event.

Short on everything but purpose, Chafee pushes on

By , Globe Staff

Some recent national surveys peg Chafee, known in R.I. politics as principled, if a little quirky, at 1 percent. Others find him at zero.

Boston 2024 settles debts, closes books

By , Globe Staff

The debt was retired with additional cash donations as well as the largesse of vendors who agreed to take less than they were owed.

Local Catholics going to great lengths to see Francis

By , Globe Staff

“Just the fact that the pope will be in sight is amazing,” said one member of the faithful.