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Shifting lines

Last week, the state legislature revealed the new redistricting proposal for Massachusetts's state-legislative districts.
Boston seems to be taking the state legislative redistricting proposal well — but that doesn’t mean everybody’s happy
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  October 28, 2011
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Patronage = corrpution

The Massachusetts legislature is shocked — shocked! — that patronage is rife in the Probation Department! Shocked that it exists anywhere in state government! And it looks as if the both the House and the Senate will be damned if they are going to d
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By EDITORIAL  |  November 26, 2010
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Time to wake up

The news that Massachusetts's finances are in even worse shape than previously thought was not exactly a surprise.
The State Legislature and Boston's big municipal unions are hurting the public
By EDITORIAL  |  April 17, 2009