Sensible police reform includes changing ‘qualified immunity’ laws

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Even in a time of painful divisions in our country, there is little doubt among people of good faith that what Derek Chauvin and three other former Minneapolis police officers did to George Floyd was criminal. If they are indeed convicted of a felony, how is it that the former officers could very well be immune from civil liability?

In The Era Of COVID-19, Mass. Needs To Get Long-Term Care Right

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This op-ed originally appeared in WGBH News. In much of the…

Congress should fix aid, provide block grants

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This op-ed by Greg Sullivan and Charlie Chieppo appeared in the…

Employers should offer commuter benefits to employees

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There is no single solution to solve our traffic congestion crisis, but offering employees commuter benefits programs, which bring economic and environmental benefits, among others, can help.

Dynamic pricing for the Expressway

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By Jim Stergios & Conrad Crawford Published in The Boston…

An easy transportation fix? Commuter benefits

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This op-ed appeared in The Boston Business Journal on October…

The Mass. Pike is in for some massive disruption. Are we ready?

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The Boston Globe By Mary Connaughton and Jim Aloisi May…

Mass Pike rebuild shouldn't impact Worcester commuters, but it will

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This op-ed originally appeared in The Worcester Telegram &…

Op-ed: T must seize money-saving moment

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Here’s another one for that bulging “It could only happen…

Op-ed: T privatization survives key union challenge

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THE MBTA’S BUDGET SHORTFALL, once pegged at $335 million for…

Op-ed: Shame on the Senate for undoing Pacheco Law exemption

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By Jim Stergios   JUNE 02, 2017 The MBTA has hundreds of…

Op-ed: Neglect creates pension tsunami

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A version of this op-ed appeared in The Berkshire Eagle, The…

Op-ed: UMass leaders fail Boston campus

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By Greg Sullivan Friday, April 14, 2017 The University of…

Op-ed: Justification For 40% Legislative Leadership Raises Is Political Voodoo

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When doing the people's will is secondary to legislators'…

Op-ed: Time for UMass system to implement needed fiscal reforms

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As University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan considers…

OpEd: Shine a light upon MBTA pension fund

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By Mary Z. Connaughton and Charles Chieppo Guest Columnists Originally…

Column: For the T, riders should come first

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Excerpt from Jim Stergios' column in The Boston Globe.  REVIEWS…

Op-Ed: Making 'The Ride' more cost-effective could help MBTA's finances

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Unseasonably warm November days have given way to increasing…

Guest Opinion: Reinstate the SNAP work requirement

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Massachusetts, once a national leader in welfare reform, needs…

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…

COMMENTARY: More is needed to fix the MBTA

Read this op-ed in The Patriot Ledger, the Brockton Enterprise,…

Boston Business Journal ViewPoint: MBTA reform spotlights arbitration issues

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As the General Court deliberates on the budget and reforms at…

Connaughton, Sivolella: Challenging the Legislature's Secrecy

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By Mary Z. Connaughton and John Sivolella Guest Columnists This…

Pioneer in the News (February 2015): Fixing the MBTA

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Boston Business Journal op-ed: ViewPoint: What will save the…

Boston Herald: Let’s put more light in sunshine law

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By J. Patrick Brown and Mary Connaughton. This op-ed originally…

Boston Herald: New convention center math

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This article was published in the Boston Herald on June 9, 2014. Author:…

Worcester Telegram & Gazette: Avoid fate of the Land of Lincoln

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This op-ed appeared in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette…

WGBH News Commentary: Does Expanding The Convention Center Make Economic Sense?

By CHARLES CHIEPPO Date: April 10, 2014 Reasonable people…

Boston Herald: Atanasov: T’s ‘private’ pension board veers off track

Friday, April 11, 2014 Iliya Atanasov The MBTA Retirement…