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Column: Baker Handles Storm With Poise

Baker Handles Storm with Poise

With the whopping $765 million dollar budget gap, former Governor Deval Patrick left his successor and Bay State taxpayers on the hook for a state government that has a spending problem. Like a proverbial runaway train, state government continues to function and move along no matter who is governor or when they are sworn in.…

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Should The Legislature Reform Its Rules?

Some of the most important roll call votes take place once every two years during the “rules” debate. The Sunlight Foundation recently said that Massachusetts is one of just four states to earn an “F” grade for a lack of transparency in state government. We can and must do better! Below are our top 5 recommendations for the legislature to…

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