Announcing the Winners of the 2013 Better Government Competition

Financial Publisher Steve Forbes to Deliver Keynote at 2013 Better…

Introducing MassPensions.com - New Site Rates MA's 100+ Pension Systems

User-Friendly Online Tool Provides Easily Accessible Data, Rates…

Pioneer’s Public Statement on the Conference Committee Budget

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LEGISLATURE’S FY 2014 BUDGET IS THE STATUS QUO, JUST MORE OF…

The MBTA’s Out-of-Control Bus Maintenance Costs

Pioneer Institute Study Highlights Overspending on MBTA Bus Maintenance A new…

New Report: Runaway Transportation Costs

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Pioneer's new research director (former state Inspector General)…

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

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

The Pioneer Plan for Massachusetts' Transportation Needs

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

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: A 2013 Pioneer Institute Release

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Pioneer's annual review of the Governor’s budget proposal.

Public Statement: We Must Address Serious Transportation Needs In Massachusetts, But the Governor’s Proposal Is Not Serious

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Pioneer Institute Public Statement from Executive Director Jim Stergios on transportation needs in Massachusetts, and the Governor's recently released proposal.

Improving the Bay State's Public Pension Fund Investment Policies

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While current policies provide a solid basis for preserving assets in Massachusetts’ 105 public pension funds, improvements and updates would boost flexibility and investment returns, while promoting accountability and limiting unnecessary risks, according to a new study published by Pioneer Institute.

Unrealistic Investment Return Assumptions Mask True Cost Of Retiring Unfunded Pension Liabilities

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Pension boards across Massachusetts must use more rigorous actuarial assumptions about pension fund investment returns and accelerate the rate at which they pay down unfunded liabilities to meet the 2040 statutory deadline for fully funding public pensions in the Commonwealth according to a new study published by Pioneer Institute, The Fiscal Implications of Massachusetts Retirement Boards’ Investment Returns.

New Municipal Guide Provides Tools for Local Budgeting

The Guide to Sound Fiscal Management for Municipalities is intended as a resource for citizens, especially those serving on municipal finance committees, to analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of their community’s spending. Pioneer has distributed over 3,000 copies to city and town finance committee members throughout Massachusetts.

POLITICAL COLUMNIST MICHAEL BARONE TO HEADLINE 2012 BETTER GOVERNMENT COMPETITION AWARDS DINNER

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ichael Barone, best-selling author and respected political commentator, will deliver the keynote address, “Election 2012 and the American Experiment,” at Pioneer Institute’s 2012 Better Government Competition Awards ceremony.

PIONEER INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES 2012 BETTER GOVERNMENT COMPETITION WINNER

Pioneer Institute is pleased to announce the winner of the 21st annual Better Government Competition (BGC): “Coordinating Medicare and Medicaid to Improve Care”

Pioneer and Northeastern Present State Transportation Scorecard

Use Pioneer's Transportation Dashboard, an online, interactive application designed to model a performance measurement system that could be deployed by the state’s Department of Transportation. It features an array of publicly-available data in an easy-to-digest format, and includes the latest information on key indicators of performance such as congestion, throughput, safety, construction management, and environmental stewardship.

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

Pioneer Institute Announces Winner of 20th Annual Better Government Competition

Pioneer Institute Announces Winner of 20th Annual Better Government Competition

Enter Pioneer's "MuniShare" Municipal Report Contest

As part of Pioneer Institute's annual Better Government Competition, Pioneer is offering two $3,000 awards for the best municipal reports.

Agenda for Leadership 2010: Hit the Ground Running - Pioneer Institute?s Agenda for Leadership for 2010 and Beyond

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Pioneer Institute’s Agenda for Leadership for 2010 and Beyond…

Education Tax Credits: A Review of the Rhode Island Program and Assessment of Possibilities in Massachusetts

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A Review of the Rhode Island Program and Assessment of Possibilities…

Rhetoric and Reality: A Closer Look at the Massachusetts State Pension System

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Rhetoric and Reality: A Closer Look at the Massachusetts State…

Public Safety Funds: Where Are They Going?

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Public Safety Funds: Where Are They Going? Contact Samantha…

Middle Cities Police Chiefs: Facing Economic Challenges

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Middle Cities Police Chiefs: Facing Economic Challenges Facing…

$3 Billion and Counting: The Failure to Tackle Pension Reform

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$3 Billion and Counting: The Failure to Tackle Pension Reform Public…

Life Cycle Delivery of Public Infrastructure

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Precedents and Opportunities for the Commonwealth Author(s):…

Regionalization: Case Studies of Success and Failure in Massachusetts

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Case Studies of Success and Failure in Massachusetts Author(s):…