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OPINION | Barry Richard: MA Needs Political Revolution In 2018
Massachusetts voters have an opportunity to really shake things up this Fall by opting for change rather than the status quo.  Are we up for the task?  I am worried that we are not.
Our liberal policies that make doing business here as difficult as anywhere in the nation are the things that…
Ethics Probe Casts Long Shadow At State House
BOSTON (AP) _ The new year brings a resumption of formal Beacon Hill sessions after about as tumultuous a ``recess'' the Legislature has ever seen.
Democratic Sen. Stan Rosenberg stepped aside as Senate president after The Boston Globe reported that several men _ some with business before t…
OPINION | Barry Richard: MA Dems Stall $15 Minimum Wage Bill
If legislation to raise the minimum wage in Massachusetts to $15 an hour is not enacted in coming weeks there will be plenty of people to blame and they are all Democrats.  A bill to increase the minimum from the current $11 has been languishing in committee all year and is facing a rapidly app…
OPINION|Brian Thomas: Getting Your Money’s Worth??
When it comes to government school teachers, do you feel you're getting your money's worth? Let's start with a little non-Common Core mathematics.
These salary figures come courtesy of the U.S. Labor Department, by way of MassLive.
The average New Bedford teachers salary is about $77,28…

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