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Massachusetts Transportation Bench is Running on Empty

MBTA photo via Shutterstock   Two major leadership positions in Massachusetts’ transportation sector—MBTA General Manager and MassPort Executive Director—have been open for more than a […]

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Happy Hour Opponents vs. Alcoholic Beverage Commission

Little did I know about the criminals in our midst. That kind waitress who comped us a bottle of wine with dinner a few months […]

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Donors Beware

On Thursday, Attorney General Coakley initiated a lawsuit against a professional fundraiser who was raising money for a veterans group. The alleged crime? Telling donors […]

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The Other Unfunded Liability

Attention is starting to be paid to the looming issue of unfunded public pension liabilities. These liabilities are massive—$18.6 billion at the state level alone […]

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For Transportation Junkies, Boston's Premiere Vantage Point

North Point Park photo by Chris Devers on Flickr   In Boston, a treasure trove of transportation can be found at North Point Park, a […]

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For Transportation Junkies, Boston's Premiere Vantage Point

North Point Park photo by Chris Devers on Flickr   In Boston, a treasure trove of transportation can be found at North Point Park, a […]

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For Transportation Junkies, Boston's Premiere Vantage Point

North Point Park photo by Chris Devers on Flickr   In Boston, a treasure trove of transportation can be found at North Point Park, a […]

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Massachusetts as Test Market

The recent attacks by the Obama campaign have a familiar theme — turn your opponent’s strengths into a weakness. Mitt Romney has run on his […]

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BIG DIG OMG

On Tuesday, MassDOT CFO Dana Levenson presented Big Dig cost information to the House Committee on Post Audit and Oversight. The total cost figure grabbed […]

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What Neighborhood Are You From?

For a select group of Boston residents, there’s nothing more important than their neighborhood and its identity. And there are many places, where you are […]

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The Toughest State Government Job You'll Ever Love

Interested in public policy? And I mean real public policy, not the Twitter-Blogosphere-Message war of campaigns, but the nuts and bolts of how government provides […]

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The Toughest State Government Job You'll Ever Love

Interested in public policy? And I mean real public policy, not the Twitter-Blogosphere-Message war of campaigns, but the nuts and bolts of how government provides […]

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The Toughest State Government Job You'll Ever Love

Interested in public policy? And I mean real public policy, not the Twitter-Blogosphere-Message war of campaigns, but the nuts and bolts of how government provides […]

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The MBTA's Smart New Program

Rather than big dollar expansion projects, the MBTA’s Key Bus Routes program stands as an example of modest incremental investments that can yield improved service […]

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The MBTA's Smart New Program

Rather than big dollar expansion projects, the MBTA’s Key Bus Routes program stands as an example of modest incremental investments that can yield improved service […]