Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Dead Blogging The Boston Sunday Globe

The hardreading staff yields to no man in its respect for the journalism at the Boston Globe. But this Sunday’s edition struck us as a bit odd. Page One, via the Newseum’s Today’s Front Pages: The Medicare windfall piece?  Excellent. Then there’s the Camp Menino feature, which … Continue reading

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New Mass. Law: Straight On Red

Is it just the harddodging staff, or are Boston drivers much more lunatic about running red lights these days? It’s not even a close call – cars that are hundreds of feet away routinely bust red lights without a second … Continue reading

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Boston Herald: Put Another Speaker On The Barbie

Could Massachusetts rack up a felonious fourpeat? From today’s Boston Herald: With three predecessors now felons, House Speaker Robert DeLeo starts this week under a cloud of scrutiny as questions linger from Salvatore DiMasi’s trial and investigators sort through a … Continue reading

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WSJ Union-Busts MA

From Kimberley Strassel’s Friday Wall Street Journal column: Union Busting, Massachusetts Style The Bay State’s heavily Democratic House strips municipal employee unions of their power to bargain most health benefits. Lede: Pop quiz: What political party, in what state, this … Continue reading

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We’re Number Thirty!

Saturday New York Times piece: U.S. Bills States $1.3 Billion in Interest Amid Tight Budgets As if states did not have enough on their plates getting their shaky finances in order, a new bill is coming due — from the … Continue reading

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Concept with a Capital K

U.S. Senate hopeful Alan Khazei (D-City Year) is trumpeting the endorsement of his candidacy by Max Kennedy,  son of Robert F. Kennedy. From Thursday’s Boston Globe report on the gala endorsement: Max Kennedy is endorsing City Year co-founder Alan Khazei … Continue reading

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