New ACA-Related Medicaid Fee Will Cost MA $162M+ Over Next Decade

Read news coverage of this report in The Boston Globe. Health…

Op-ed: Teaching American History: A Straightforward Fix For The Bay State

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Read this full article on WGBH News.  THOMAS BIRMINGHAM It’s…

Why Mass Lottery’s performance is not nearly as impressive as it seems

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Over the last 5 years, the Massachusetts State Lottery and the…

Will All-Electronic Tolling Save Money?

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This blog explores the State's switch to an all-electronic tolling…

Join us 9/19: Equal Access to Excellence: Charter & District School Reform

As the Commonwealth debates lifting charter school caps, district…

A Change in Toll Collection

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For more information on Massachusetts' new tolling system, read…

UMass Amherst Athletics' Spending: Costing the Taxpayer Money

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College sports have long been a major and growing attraction…

Remembering Fred Thorne

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Fred Thorne, a longtime Pioneer Board Director and major contributor…

Study Highlights Best Practices In Summer Enrichment Programs

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Read coverage of this report in The Recorder. Second of three-part…

Mass. Public Officials Must Brush Aside The Know-Nothings' Legacy Of Bigotry

Last week, Pioneer Institute Executive Director Jim Stergios…

How Legislators’ Late Session Scramble affects Government Transparency

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Now that there has been sufficient time for experts and the media…

DCAMM Leasing Responds to Agency Needs

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The Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM)…

What do Property Taxes Mean for your Town?

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Earlier this year, the Boston Globe published an article comparing…

Community Policing: A Success Story?

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Boston, the city on a hill, has always been defined by its history,…

Opioid Usage in Massachusetts: A Painful and Tragic Trend

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In March, Governor Baker signed An Act Relative to substance…

Town Residents Clash with Developers over Chapter 40B Housing Law

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M.G.L. Chapter 40B, Sections 20 through 23, (commonly referred…

Key takeaways from new ride-for-hire legislation

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There is, fortunately, no major cause for concern in the bill…

What to expect with all-electronic tolling

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This blog is a summary of the changes an all-electronic tolling…

Could Bus Rapid Transit Be the Future of Public Transportation in Boston?

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As the Greater Boston Area continues to grow, it is important…

Casino Revenue Projections: A Roll of the Dice?

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As the Wynn Resort Casino breaks ground in Everett tomorrow,…

Event To Call For Moving “Know-Nothing” Governor’s Portrait From State House Wall

Bigoted Know-Nothing Amendments still part of state constitution Read…