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

City Hall promised lobbying reform. Nothing happened.

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Corporations and interest groups continue to employ lobbyists to quietly influence city government with practically no public scrutiny.

Bristol Sheriff offers inmates to build Trump’s Mexico wall

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“I can think of no other project that would have such a positive impact on our inmates and our country than building this wall,” Thomas Hodgson said.

Opioid treatment can help, but most addicts don’t finish

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Fifty-one percent of adults fail to finish treatment in state-licensed residential substance abuse programs.

Kerry’s Middle East speech receives mostly bad reception from local Jewish community

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Prominent members of the Jewish community were disappointed — some furious. Palestinians praised the tone, but questioned the timing.