How investing in local institutions could benefit students and employers.
Despite significant gains for women in the workplace in recent decades, the wage gap persists in nearly every occupation, from nursing to truck driving to financial management.
Massachusetts parents, students and teachers are concerned that schools may need more time to safely reopen. The state education commissioner recently announced an April 28 deadline for middle schools.
Massachusetts has new rules to restrict the use of pesticides
Credit companies have been failing to investigate existing problems in MA.
Just under 5% of Americans who received post-secondary degrees lack a bank account, compared with 13% of people with a high school degree or less.
A new coalition is urging the Commonwealth to prioritize racial equity in vaccine distribution, by investing in community outreach and engagement and increasing access for communities of color and low-income residents. Comments from state Rep. Liz Miranda, D-Boston.
Twenty six states plus Washington D.C. are already allowing some or all of their school employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
"The pandemic exposed the fissures of poverty, racism and how bad our public-health systems really are."
"The one-third of voters in our state that voted for Donald Trump, those votes didn't count at all."