Happy End of Fiscal Year 2014: Water Bottles and Your Tax Dollars

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If the legislature gave you over half-a-million dollars to spend…

California tenure ruling and the potential shock-waves to Massachusetts

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Justice Rolf Treu of the Superior Court of California delivered…

MBTA far from a "State of Good Repair"

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There’s an old joke in which the conductor happens upon the…

Massachusetts Charter Schools: “A Fire You Can’t Put Out”

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This past week, at the urging of state K-12 education commissioner…

Open Letter: Regarding Reform of the MBTA Retirement Fund

The past year has seen the MBTA Retirement Fund mired in scandals…

Live Longer in Massachusetts (But Not in a Good Way)

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Massachusetts residents often go on living long after their hearts…

Public Statement on MA BESE Vote Limiting Charter School Enrollment

Today, at the recommendation of Commissioner Mitchell Chester,…

How to Turn a Sow’s Ear into a Silk Purse

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Gates, Duncan, Fordham et al misunderstood from the beginning…

Biotech job creation estimates don't add up

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Pioneer today released a new report entitled “Regaining Massachusetts’…

Study: Tax Credits Would Help MA Stem Loss of R&D Market Share

$1 billion life sciences initiative has created just 571 jobs,…

Taxing Tourists Doesn't Encourage Tourism

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Boston already has the third highest hotel taxes in the country,…

History Lesson on the Failures of Subsidized Hotels

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As the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) expansion…

A Tale of Two Transparencies: MCCA vs. Westfield State

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When the topic of government transparency appears in a headline,…

Pioneer Institute Announces Winner of 23rd Annual Better Government Competition

Pioneer Institute Announces Winner of 23rd Annual Better Government…

BCEC: Simply Cosigning the Note?

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“This is simply cosigning the note,” Senate Ways and Means…

No Transparency: BCEC Expansion, Your Money, and Your Government

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A bill that would approve a massive new expansion project in…

Our View: Keep the Hotel Subsidy Out of the BCEC Expansion Bill

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Today (Thursday), the Massachusetts State Senate is planning…

Boston Herald: New convention center math

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This article was published in the Boston Herald on June 9, 2014. Author:…

Watch Where You Step

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If you were one of the 60,000 fans who attended the Boston Calling…

WCVB Team 5 Reports on Pioneer's Analysis of $92M Boston Fire Contract

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Pioneer Institute Executive Director Greg Sullivan appeared on…

Worcester Telegram & Gazette: Avoid fate of the Land of Lincoln

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This op-ed appeared in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette…

The Confusing Complexity of COMMBUYS

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In many ways, it is easier than ever to hold Massachusetts politicians…