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…

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."

Hollywood’s in town

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http://www.boston.com/business/articles/2012/07/07/hollywood_arrives_in_small_massachusetts_towns_cash_in_hand_and_stars_on_location/?page=2 When…

Three of 12 Ventures Funded by Romney-Created Energy Fund Failed

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http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-06-06/three-of-12-ventures-funded-by-romney-created-energy-fund-failed A…

As governor, Romney picked winners and losers of his own

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It would be a triumphant moment for any…

The Mystery of 38 Studios Demise

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http://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/blog/2012/05/25/mystery-38-studios-demise/ First…

State Senate Candidate Supports Keyes' Legislative Integrity Plan

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http://tewksbury.patch.com/articles/state-senate-candidate-supports-keyes-legislative-integrity-plan In…

State Roundup: State Spending Drops $290 Billion In 5 Years

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News outlets examine a variety of state health policy issues,…

Attracting Business Without Giving Away the Store

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http://www.governing.com/blogs/bfc/col-state-tax-incentive-economic-development-pew-study.html Each…

Dover, Sherborn jobs: More out of work

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http://www.wickedlocal.com/sherborn/news/x221033500/Dover-Sherborn-jobs-More-out-of-work#axzz2NReSO0VO Dover-Sherborn…

Debt From Big Dig Hampers Mass. Transportation

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http://www.wbur.org/2012/04/08/debt-big-dig BOSTON — For…

Jobs picture in Mass. brightens a bit

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http://www.enterprisenews.com/news/x586830106/Jobs-picture-in-Mass-brightens-a-bit Local…

Jobless rates rise in most towns, but remain lower than early 2011

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http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/newsnow/x503114713/Jobless-rates-rise-in-most-towns-but-are-better-than-a-year-ago?zc_p=1 Unemployment…

Is It Manufacturing's Moment?

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http://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/blog/2012/02/03/is-it-manufacturings-moment/ Manufacturing…

Patrick's economic development plan is flawed

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http://www.heraldnews.com/newsnow/x66783145/GUEST-OPINION-Patricks-economic-development-plan-is-flawed Gov.…

Poftak: Freeze the unemployment tax

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http://www.dailynewstranscript.com/opinion/columnists/x2062852269/Poftak-Freeze-the-unemployment-tax#axzz2NGLZfsv3 You…

Can employers require job applicants to have a high school diploma?

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http://boston.com/community/blogs/rock_the_schoolhouse/2012/01/can_employers_require_job_appl.html BNA,…

How to Fill the Salvation Army's Red Kettles

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http://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/blog/2011/12/21/how-to-fill-the-salvation-armys-red-kettles/ The…

The Boston Globe: State’s focus is too narrow for job creation

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We need a new approach to put the hundreds of thousands of unemployed Massachusetts citizens back to work. We need to stop picking winners and losers, and stop making such concentrated, publicly funded bets on specific companies and industries.