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The Polls Are In: Hating Bike Lanes Is Not A Winning Electoral Strategy

Voters say "not in my city hall" to "not in my backyard" politicians.

November 13, 2023

Billion-Dollar State Tax Cut Includes Expanded Deductions for Bike and Transit Expenses

The new law, which is effective retroactively to January 1, 2023, will let taxpayers deduct a much broader range of transportation expenses.

October 4, 2023

Housing Advocates Release Boston City Council Candidate Questionnaire

Several City Council incumbents haven't bothered to submit responses.

August 31, 2023

Early Voting Is Underway For Preliminary Municipal Elections

Preliminary elections will be held on September 12, 2023, and the voter registration deadline is September 2.

August 29, 2023

Breaking A Campaign Promise, Healey Admin. Denies Public Records Request for MBTA’s Repair Needs

Gov. Healey's efforts to hide the MBTA's repair needs are by no means the first time her administration has leveraged the weaknesses of the state's public records laws.

August 14, 2023