Everett on the Rise

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This year, the City of Everett is celebrating its 125th anniversary.…

Managing Growth in Malden & Somerville: A Tale of Two Cities

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The influx of new residents into Boston and its surrounding communities…

Regulatory reform of the taxi industry is long overdue

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If the events of the last several months are any indication,…

The Internet Sales Tax: Gone But Will It Be Back?

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On June 30th, two days before it was scheduled to go into effect,…

The Downgrade: Perhaps A Yawn But We're Not Alone

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Since the end of the Great Recession in 2009, economic indicators…

A Safe Bet For Massachusetts

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As talk heats up around town about a possible deal to sell and…

What do Property Taxes Mean for your Town?

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

Key takeaways from new ride-for-hire legislation

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

Casino Revenue Projections: A Roll of the Dice?

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

No Ban for TNCs at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

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While there has been much discussion about whether or not transportation…

Addressing Inequality through K-12 Education in Boston

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According to a new Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) study…

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…

After Losing the Olympics Bid, Boston Can Still Win

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As the Olympic drama subsides following Mayor Walsh’s press…

Welfare Reform Momentum Must Not Be Stopped

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The MBTA’s continuing struggles have dominated local news since…

The Convention Center Expansion was a House of Cards

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In a piece by Jack Encarnacao in the Boston Herald, Richard…

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…

Why the free fall in support for the Olympics

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Notwithstanding articles that pass the blame off on John Fish,…

Uber Against the World

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Of all the ridesharing services under the public microscope today,…

Biotech job creation estimates don't add up

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

Brief take on the tax holiday

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(from the Providence Journal) Tax holidays are fine. …

Weak on Unemployment Insurance Reform

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As we head into the end of the first half of the two-year…

The state's economic strategy is selling us short

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Megan Woolhouse's piece entitled "Shut Out" in the Boston Globe told…

Hope the governor had a nice vacation

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The governor's Colombia trip is over and here is what your money…

A Tale of Two Economies: Job Creation in Massachusetts

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In the State of the Union Address last night, President Obama…