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The Clock is Ticking.......

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

Time to End MA State Legislature’s Exemption from Public Records Law

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The purpose of transparency laws is to promote more effective,…

MA Health Insurers Have Made Good Progress in Price Transparency, But Significant Work Remains

Read press coverage of this report in the Boston Business Journal and…

Time to End Legislative Exemptions from Public Records & Open Meeting Laws

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Under Massachusetts law, the state Legislature is not considered…

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…

Public Statement on the Recommendations of the Legislature’s Healthcare Provider Price Variation Commission

Commission Misses Great Opportunity to Advance Healthcare Price…

Achieving a Sustainable and Transparent Healthcare System

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As the Legislative Special Commission on Provider Price Variation…

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…