http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2003/09/26/no_death_penalty_travaglini_promises/ The effort to restore the death penalty in Massachusetts may be dead in its tracks. Robert E. Travaglini, State Senate President, yesterday vowed to defeat the proposal by Governor Mitt Romney to institute capital punishment in the state. Travaglini predicted its failure in the Legislature. "I do not believe you're ever going to see a death penalty in Massachusetts," Travaglini, a Democrat with a long record of opposition to capital punishment, told the . . .
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