Everett on the Rise

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

Study: Proposition 80 Would Give MA 2nd Highest Combined State & Federal Capital Gains Tax Rate in U.S.

Read coverage of this report in the Boston Herald: "Study: ‘Millionaire’s…

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,…

A Safe Bet For Massachusetts

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

Key takeaways from new ride-for-hire legislation

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

Leveling the Playing Field for the Taxi Industry

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As a Massachusetts state legislative committee considers a contentious…

Key considerations for regulating ridesharing in Massachusetts

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Earlier this month, the most recent piece of legislation to come…

Pioneer Calls for Creation of $20 Million Middle Cities Infrastructure Fund

Read news coverage in The Enterprise of Brockton. Convention…

Study: Continuing Decline Over Last Decade In Massachusetts’ “Middle Cities”

Read news coverage of this report in The Springfield Republican, The…

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…

GE comes to Boston: Here's why

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The Globe's Shirley Leung gets it right in her piece this afternoon…

An Uncertain Future for Ridesharing Services in Massachusetts

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Last week, the Los Angeles City Council approved a new policy…

Problem: Overpriced Textbooks, Solution: Opensource Material

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Last week, NBC news announced that textbooks prices have…

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…

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…

Study: Refocus on Workfare to Lift Mass. Residents from Poverty

Two decades after welfare reform, only 7.3 percent of Mass. recipients…

A Challenge to Economic Freedom: Declining Labor Participation

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Even with lower unemployment rates in Massachusetts and the U.S.,…

Biotech job creation estimates don't add up

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

Study: Tax Credits Would Help MA Stem Loss of R&D Market Share

$1 billion life sciences initiative has created just 571 jobs,…

Convention Center Expansion Pricetag: $5 Billion in Foregone Revenue

Convention Center Expansion Would Cost About $5 Billion in Foregone…

Study: GASB Rules Improving, But Still Need Measured Reform

Study Finds Further Reform of GASB Rules Necessary, But Must…

Weak on Unemployment Insurance Reform

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

Open the Boston taxicab "market" to competition

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The Boston Globe's Spotlight team has done a great job uncovering…

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…

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."