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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
In 2012, collections on homes, buildings, and private infrastructure will feed more than 65 percent of Boston's $2.4 billion budget.
More than any other city on the East Coast, Boston is addicted to property taxes. Could the Hub be hitting a crippling tax-levy ceiling soon?
| August 19, 2011
There is no mystery to the debt crisis. Plus: Scott Brown, and the Boston Foundation
Understanding the debate about raising the debt ceiling, and imagining the economic crisis that will follow if Congress fails to do so, is really very simple.
| July 22, 2011
Follow the leaders
While we won't have George W. Bush to bash for the national trials that await us in 2009, we can learn important lessons from his past failings.
With the economy already staggering and sure to get worse, Massachusetts needs its elected officials to suck it up and show the way
| December 30, 2008
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