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Labor unions plan massive show of support in solidarity with #OccupyBoston on Thursday


The AFL-CIO, the Greater Boston Labor Council, and other labor groups are headed to Dewey Square tomorrow to show their support for the Occupants.  At...
By Carly Carioli  |  October 12, 2011

Beacon Hill's Top Lobbyists


Later this week you'll see an item I have in the new issue of the Phoenix about Massachusetts lobbying in 2009. Overall, there seems to...
By David S. Bernstein  |  February 02, 2010
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Cash carousel

Even though the dollar has taken an international whupping of late, there remains at least one place where the love of the greenback remains strong: Beacon Hill.
Many things changed this year on Beacon Hill, but not the power of the almighty dollar
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  January 30, 2008
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Deval’s dance with labor

One of the most revealing currents political observers will soon be watching is how Governor Deval Patrick deals with organized labor.
Unions spent more to help get Deval Patrick elected than he did. But does that mean he’s in their pocket?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 13, 2006