By 2014, it was a full-court press, with Suboxone lobbyists pushing more than 10 bills on Beacon Hill
No outlet can cover everything. It’s not worth trying. But in reading back through several hundred pieces that we published in the past 12 months, I’m more than satisfied to say that we hit hard and often on a range of topics
It’s anybody’s guess why cheeseball mainstream outlets tend to ignore topics such as poverty, surveillance, and climate change. Whatever the reason, we don’t spend too much time worrying about them; as you’ll see below, we had our hands full all year covering the stuff that they missed.
Overall, these cruise ship tenants seem exhausted, both physically and emotionally. There are perks, and decent pay, but there are also sleepless nights and more work the next morning. Not to mention what they call a shitty breakfast buffet.
Columbia has spent in excess of half a million dollars lobbying in Mass over the past five years, while execs at Eversource, which Baker tapped to save the day, have pumped more than $40,000 into Baker and Polito’s war chests since 2015.
Environmental justice must be at the center of recovery efforts
From 2005 to this year, Purdue Pharma alone spent more than $700,000 hiring four outfits to push its agenda on Beacon Hill.
“When we were out collecting signatures, you’d run into people who’d be like, ‘I have earned sick time … doesn’t everybody?”