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In a job-starved economy, casinos are still a good bet
As Beacon Hill considers — yet again — an expanded gaming proposal, some say that the opportunity has passed. We disagree, and continue to support a carefully crafted plan for bringing resort casinos to Massachusetts.
The issue provoked a rare show of common purpose on Beacon Hill
| September 02, 2011
Governor Fuzzy: Has Deval Patrick lost his edge — already?
Some folks — including this newspaper — who supported Governor Deval Patrick's re-election and wish him well as he wrestles with the daunting task of steering Massachusetts through the next four years are scratching their heads.
Plus, Boston City Council president Stephen Murphy.
| January 07, 2011
Whether by design or dumb luck, Governor Deval Patrick has managed to depoliticize the news coming from Beacon Hill.
Deval Patrick’s late appointments show a surer hand at the wheel
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| May 30, 2007
Shadow of a doubt
Every Democrat running for governor can claim victory after last weekend’s party convention in Worcester.
Who will be the Democratic nominee for governor? It depends on the answers to these five burning questions.
| June 07, 2006
Enter the wonk
Chris Gabrieli’s decision to jump into the race for governor — which he’ll do this week, if all goes according to plan — has an almost Shakespearean quality.
Chris Gabrieli joins the governor’s race
| April 05, 2006
Over the past eight months, Lieutenant Governor Kerry Healey (who wants to be governor) has methodically distanced herself from her boss and fellow Republican, Governor Mitt Romney (who wants to be president).
Kerry Healey says she’s a social moderate. Should we believe her?
| March 10, 2006
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