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State budgeteers get a warning shot

Beacon Hill should feel the summertime heat from Moody’s as one of only two states in the nation without a 2020 budget.

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The MBTA says it has enough money. Now it has to figure out how to spend it faster

By the time the T completes its 15-year plan to achieve a “state of good repair,” some commuters will be ready for The Ride.

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The Baker administration had an important opportunity to help poor children — it passed

Housing vouchers could, and should, open up better-off communities.

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Drownings: A preventable tragedy that haunts summer

Drowning is the second-biggest cause of injury-related death for children, after car accidents.

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Scooters are a smart amenity — in need of smart policy

Scooter-sharing could be a great new urban amenity — if regulated by smart public policy.

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Driver’s licenses are a safety tool. Let’s treat them that way.

Massachusetts lawmakers should seize the national momentum to allow everyone — regardless of their immigration status — to get trained and licensed to drive.

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State should tweak price cap on offshore wind

The current law discourages competition and, ultimately, hurts ratepayers.

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Maximum pressure has been a failure

We are seeing the folly of a foreign policy built on absolutism, sanctions, and bullying.