A consulting firm led by the son of Gov. Charlie Baker’s 2018 reelection campaign chairman is getting $5.5 million to “humanize the brand” of the MBTA as it embarks on a massive capital projects plan—and deals with bad publicity on a near-daily basis.
BOSTON’S CLIMATE STRIKE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Gov Baker has failed to lead on climate change, so it’s time for him to come face to face with the climate catastrophes around the state he is ignoring.
RECORD OF INACTION: MILLENNIALS SHOULD BE FURIOUS ABOUT THE LACK OF CLIMATE LEADERSHIP IN MASS
At a time when the federal government refuses to acknowledge the very existence of climate change, it is incumbent on states to take the lead.
BAKER’S MASS MEDICAID PURGE
Wrestling with new MassHealth changes and (not so) accountable care organizations
MORE BOOS FOR BAKER
The other reason I generally avoid the subject is because I’m transgender, and I already get enough threats for my reporting.
CHARTER TANK: A ROUNDUP OF ARCANE AND ONGOING ‘SCHOOL REFORM’ SNOW JOBS IN MASS AND BEYOND
As one of the few writers who cover charter shenanigans, I’ve become something of a “Dear Abby” in this niche.
MCAS-HOLES: MASS ‘ED REFORM’ HEAVYWEIGHTS CONDESCEND ON BEACON HILL
The administering teacher is to open the barf bag, insert the soiled exam, and return it as evidence.