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The Clock is Ticking.......

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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…
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A Safe Bet For Massachusetts

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As talk heats up around town about a possible deal to sell and…
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Key takeaways from new ride-for-hire legislation

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There is, fortunately, no major cause for concern in the bill…
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Leveling the Playing Field for the Taxi Industry

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As a Massachusetts state legislative committee considers a contentious…
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Key considerations for regulating ridesharing in Massachusetts

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Earlier this month, the most recent piece of legislation to come…
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Pioneer Calls for Creation of $20 Million Middle Cities Infrastructure Fund

Read news coverage in The Enterprise of Brockton. Convention…
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Study: Continuing Decline Over Last Decade In Massachusetts’ “Middle Cities”

Read news coverage of this report in The Springfield Republican, The…
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Report Ranks Boston No. 1 in Income Inequality: What Does It Mean?

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A report published last week by the Brookings Institution ranked…
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GE comes to Boston: Here's why

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The Globe's Shirley Leung gets it right in her piece this afternoon…
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An Uncertain Future for Ridesharing Services in Massachusetts

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Last week, the Los Angeles City Council approved a new policy…
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Problem: Overpriced Textbooks, Solution: Opensource Material

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Last week, NBC news announced that textbooks prices have…
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The Boston Globe: Create work with on-the-job training

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The value of work cannot be overstated. If you love what you’re…
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The Convention Center Expansion was a House of Cards

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In a piece by Jack Encarnacao in the Boston Herald, Richard…
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Status Report on the Job Creation Impact of the Life Sciences Act of 2008

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This is the second in a continuing series of status reports published…
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Study: Refocus on Workfare to Lift Mass. Residents from Poverty

Two decades after welfare reform, only 7.3 percent of Mass. recipients…
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A Challenge to Economic Freedom: Declining Labor Participation

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Even with lower unemployment rates in Massachusetts and the U.S.,…
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Biotech job creation estimates don't add up

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Pioneer today released a new report entitled “Regaining Massachusetts’…
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Study: Tax Credits Would Help MA Stem Loss of R&D Market Share

$1 billion life sciences initiative has created just 571 jobs,…
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Convention Center Expansion Pricetag: $5 Billion in Foregone Revenue

Convention Center Expansion Would Cost About $5 Billion in Foregone…
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Study: GASB Rules Improving, But Still Need Measured Reform

Study Finds Further Reform of GASB Rules Necessary, But Must…
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Weak on Unemployment Insurance Reform

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As we head into the end of the first half of the two-year…
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Open the Boston taxicab "market" to competition

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The Boston Globe's Spotlight team has done a great job uncovering…
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Hope the governor had a nice vacation

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The governor's Colombia trip is over and here is what your money…
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A Tale of Two Economies: Job Creation in Massachusetts

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In the State of the Union Address last night, President Obama…
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NECN Interview: A123 becomes latest 'green energy' failure

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Jim Stergios, executive director of the free-market-oriented Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research, called A123’s bankruptcy filing "just one more piece of evidence that this a failed jobs strategy. The government is not good at picking winners and losers, and it's not working for Massachusetts."
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Krugman, Comfy Pillows and Rick Perry

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Paul Krugman, economist polemicist extraordinaire, took out…
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STUDY: START-UPS KEY TO RECOVERY FROM RECESSION

Companies that are three years old or younger have been the key to creating Massachusetts jobs in the wake of the last two recessions, according to a new study from Pioneer Institute.
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Outsourcing Helps Cities and Towns Provide Better Services for Less

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New Report Shows Municipalities across the Bay State Can Reduce Costs by 75% and Increase Productivity by Contracting Services
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State budget: Late and not so great

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With the next fiscal year now the current fiscal year, it’s…