With Evergreen Solar, Massachusetts dreamed of kickstarting a new economy

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"I've said all along, if Massachusetts can get clean energy technology…

Benefit of the doubt? Not for Murray

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Lieut. Gov. Tim Murray has forfeited the benefit of the doubt. Murray,…

2012 Massachusetts State Spending Map

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In 2012, Pioneer Institute proudly reprised this exciting online…

Massachusetts raced other states to win over doomed Evergreen Solar

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In my last post, I took a look at how surprisingly credulous…

Why did Evergreen Solar backers miss the Chinese threat?

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In reviewing hundreds of pages of documents related to Massachusetts'…

Does Mass. exclude low-achievers from national education tests?

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Last week, in reporting the national test results on how our…

What will adoption of national standards cost Massachusetts schools?

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It’s always struck me as odd that with all the talk about…

Could Solyndra have happened in Massachusetts?

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Solyndra could serve as a textbook case for the dangers of government…

Patrick Admin's Misdiagnosis on ACA Transparency

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This post was co-written by Michael Morisy. During this year’s…

Will Massachusetts' Evergreen Solar secrets go to the grave with it?

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Now that Evergreen Solar is filing for bankruptcy, the question…

Fight of the Century

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Education does not only take place in our schools, though we…

Tax-exempt only in name

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“Fairness” is one of the most abused words in politics. And…

Governor Deval Patrick's Missing Chapter on Transparency

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Governor Deval Patrick's new autobiography, "A Reason to Believe:…

We may need someone to monitor Monitor

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(Image from Mother Jones) The Boston Globe piece by Farah Stockman…

VIDEO: Is Beacon Hill Rigged?

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On a quiet Friday afternoon during the holidays, Beacon Hill…

Decrease Insurance Premiums or You’ll Be Sleeping with the Fishes

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A study released this morning may lay out the possible future…

Public Safety Funds: Where Are They Going?

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