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The Clock is Ticking.......

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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…

Commuter Rail Twitter Reveals History of Delays

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An easy way to bond with fellow Bostonians is to complain about…
A row of files with the city hall seal

Stonewalled at City Hall

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Pioneer Institute interns often visit government offices to obtain…

Making Troopers Transparent: At What Cost?

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In May 2018, The Boston Globe reported on its effort to gain…

Report Recommends Alternatives to Drug Pricing Transparency Legislation

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Value-based reimbursement, focus on middlemen in drug distribution…

Why Did the Department of Corrections Pay a Chef $166,762 last year?

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Pioneer Institute’s MassOpenBooks transparency tool shows an…

Top 10 Government Transparency Resolutions for 2018

We hear the word transparency a lot these days. Whether it's…

Creating Space for Healthcare Innovators in the Marketplace

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Pioneer Institute's initiatives in healthcare focus on three…

Auditing the New Transparency Law: Where are the Records Access Officers?

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With the advent of the Baker administration, Massachusetts transparency…

Our Government Transparency Resolutions for 2017

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Although transparency was the expression of choice on Beacon…

Fewer Employees, More Space: DCAMM's Leasing Strategy

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For most public and private entities, space is the second-largest…

Telemedicine: The Future of Healthcare

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Telemedicine sounds a bit like science-fiction, but the practice…

Inconsistencies in UMass’ Reporting of Deferred Maintenance

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In assembling the data for Pioneer’s UMass at a Crossroads…

Sunshine Week 2016: Highlights from Pioneer's Government Transparency Team

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Each Sunshine Week, Pioneer shares highlights of its government…

Time to End Mass. Legislature's Self-Exemption from Open Meeting Law

PRESS RELEASE: Pioneer Contends the Legislature’s Self-Exemption…

Our Government Transparency Resolutions for 2016

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While it's possible that 2016 will see an historic surge…

Massachusetts Needs Its Own CBO

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State Senator Jamie Eldridge is on to something.  The State…

A Step Forward on Meaningful Public Records Reform?

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Yesterday’s Boston Globe editorial has it right - the time…