What would you do with a half-billion dollars?

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The next time you’re watching those dollars ring up at the…

Driving Reform: New Study on Real Solutions to Our Transportation Challenges

STUDY: TIE NEW FUNDING TO PERFORMANCE, IMPLEMENTATION OF TRANSPORTATION…

Gregory Sullivan Joins Pioneer Institute as Research Director

Gregory Sullivan Joins Pioneer Institute as Research Director…

The state's economic strategy is selling us short

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Megan Woolhouse's piece entitled "Shut Out" in the Boston Globe told…

The Little Things

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It’s often the little things in life that seem to add up. When…

150 Years of Lincoln’s New Birth of Freedom

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This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation…

As Federal Health Law Turns Three, We Should Leverage The Power of Federalism

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As the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka ObamaCare)…

Pioneer Requests Report That Predicts ACA’s "Extreme Premium Increases"

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Pioneer Files Request for the Administration to Release Its Report…

'Calling out' the Secretary of State

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Secretary of State Bill Galvin didn’t waste time when…

Is there an explosion in state government employment? Yup.

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We've been at this one with the administration for a few…

The Legacy of Anti-Irish Bigotry Blocks School Choice in the Bay State

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Massachusetts is one of most "Catholic" states in the country,…

Pioneer's Transparency Update: "Sunshine Week" Edition

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With all the scandals that plague the Massachusetts State House,…

Development Internship

Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research DEVELOPMENT INTERN Pioneer…

MassDOT won’t say who’s getting a free ride

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Our Commonwealth’s toll system doesn’t appear discriminating…

Health Policy Commission Starts to Pick Winners and Losers

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In a feared (put predicted) outcome, the newly formed Health…

Shawni Littlehale – 2013 Better Government Competition

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Shawni Littlehale, Director of Pioneer Institute’s 2013…

The Pioneer Plan for Massachusetts' Transportation Needs

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Expect more on the Pioneer Plan for Transportation in the coming…

Wall Street Journal: New Front in Charter Schools

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New Front in Charter Schools In Massachusetts, a Pair of Democrats…

Boston Globe's Flip-Flop on ACA's 'Counterproductive' Regulations

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In a surprising editorial yesterday, the Boston Globe has…

Revolving Door on Beacon Hill, Healthcare Edition

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It often goes unreported, but Beacon Hill does have a wide revolving door…

Local committee ends Massachusetts' first virtual school

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The Boston Globe and the Boston Herald are reporting that last…

Who Controls Health Care Costs? Experts Debate

This week, Pioneer hosted its annual Hewitt Health Care Lecture,…

Why do district superintendents oppose charter schools?

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When you ask that question, the usual answer is something about…

Suicide and the stress from school

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We often hear that kids are stressed by school -- and most times…