On health insurance, toll hikes and more.
Health Insurance: Anyone who isn't exempt from the the statewide health insurance mandate and is uninsured after Monday will face tax penalties in 2008. Happy New Year: Tuesday marks the beginning of the second half of the 2007-08 legislative session. Legislators return from holiday recess and resume official business this week. Toll hikes: On Tuesday, Massachusetts Turnpike toll hikes take effect. Tolls go up 25 cents at the Weston barrier and Allston-Brighton tolls to $1.25 and increase 50 cents at the one-way Ted Williams and Sumner tunnel tolls to $3.50. Pay hikes: The state minimun wage increases from $7.50 to $8.00 in 2008.
Primary Season: Iowa voters head to the caucuses Thursday in the first official event of the presidential nominating process.Compiled by Lindsey Parietti