Wednesday Dec 11
Experts See Rising Tax Collections In Mass.
State tax collections this fiscal year could grow by as much as 4.8 percent, up from the 3 percent growth rate used by lawmakers and the Patrick administration when they built the $34 billion fiscal 2014 budget, according to a new Department of Revenue estimate.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Tina Packer Directs Actors' Shakespeare Project's Henry VIII, Now thru 1/5
Actors' Shakespeare Project continues its 10th Anniversary Season with Henry VIII, William Shakespeare 's final history play and the ultimate tale of colliding politics, religion, lust, and palace intrigue.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Katherine Clark races through campaign $$
State Sen. Katherine M. Clark has whipped through $1.2 million despite being the front-runner in the race for Edward J. Markey's congressional seat, a breakneck spending spree experts call the latest Democratic effort to beat back the ghost of Martha Coakley past.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Iceland's first police shooting intrigues
Icelandic police recently shot dead a man who refused to stop firing at them with a shotgun in Reykjavik - and then they apologized.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
War Is A Crime
Stink Tanks: State Policy Network Internal Budget Documents Revealed by The Guardian
This time, instead of focusing on ALEC alone, Guardian reporters Suzanne Goldenberg and Ed Pilkington took a big swing at what Center for Media and Democracy and Progress Now have called the "stink tanks" network run by the right-wing State Policy Network .
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The York Daily Record
Stevenson, western Pa. GOP House member, to retire
A member of the Republican leadership in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives says he won't to seek another term next year.
Suffolk University tightens its belt, sharpens focus as applications tumble
Since its founding in 1906, Suffolk University has promoted itself as a diversified, one-stop-shop for college students hoping for a professional career in Greater Boston.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Suffolk U. Professor Claims U.S. Plans to Sterilize "Women of the Entire World"
Munir Akash , a Syrian-born visiting professor in the department of world languages and cultural studies at Suffolk University in Boston, claimed in a recent Arabic-language interview with Lebanon's ANB TV that the U.S. government has a secret plan to sterilize women in thirteen Third World countries and even in "the entire world ."
Mass. conference explores Internet-based network
Massachusetts officials will host a conference to discuss the transition from a traditional telecommunications network to an Internet-based network in Massachusetts and New England.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
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Champion: In Iceland, When Police Kill a Gunman, They Apologize
Icelandic police shot dead a man who refused to stop firing at them with a shotgun in the capital of Reykjavik earlier today -- and then they apologized.
National Review Online
Could Obamacare Drive Another GOP Upset in Massachusetts?
Also in today's Morning Jolt , a look at a GOP candidate who ordinarily would have no shot, and who still remains a long-shot.
Students raise voices for candidates to hear
With less than a year to go before the gubernatorial election, Suffolk University students said they want to be players in this race, and they want to be heard on their issues.
Herald, Suffolk U. team for gov race
The Herald and Suffolk University, building on the success of an innovative partnership in providing in-depth coverage of the Boston mayoral race, are teaming up again for the Massachusetts governor's race.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Casino law's foes are still in the game
Here's an early Christmas gift from me to all you casino opponents out there: The repeal could be real.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Kokoros Prizes Independence in Politics and in Business
Charles Kokoros began his political career volunteering during high school for then Gov. Michael Dukakis, a fellow Greek and stalwart Democrat.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Cape Cod Times
Robert D. Umbro of Dennisport has joined Cape Cod Fiveis Trust and Asset Management Department as a senior investment officer.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Stand Up, Step Forward
It's one of the most heinous crimes that can be committed, yet can go without punishment.
Beacon Hill Times
Suffolk Univ. Officially Starts 20 Somerset
Shown from left are Suffolk University President James McCarthy; Mayor Thomas Menino; Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Suffolk University Drew Meyer; Trustee Leo Corcoran and Suffolk University Vice President of Government Relations and Community Affairs John Nucci.