Stories about the Brown-Warren Senate election in 2012.
A proposed tax on incomes over $1 million will fund Massachusetts schools and infrastructure. Unless, of course, it won't.
It's time to shift our focus away from repairing broken adults to building strong children.
Eleven states ban minors from using tanning beds. A dermatologist too familiar with diagnosing skin cancer says that Massachusetts should join them.
A pediatrician who directs an adolescent substance abuse program and a state senator join forces in support of a bill to screen and counsel 7th and 10th graders about the...
Lack of access to summer learning is part of a year-round cycle that contributes to the achievement gap between kids from high- and low-income households.
As a society, we must fight for people like me and like my daughter.
What good is increased access to early childhood education without quality programs and teachers incentivized to stay in them?
Forty years ago, the Church Committee probed into widespread -- and illegal -- spying on Americans. A look at the evolution of the public and political responses to government intrusions...
A recent study of schools in all 50 states ranks Massachusetts among just 11 that get a failing grade for the financial literacy of its students. It's time to stop...
Budgets contain more than numbers. They tell the story of who we are and what we care about. Right now, the story features inadequate funding for 200,000 Massachusetts children who...
A primer to how the state's voters can pass a binding law, rather than cast a symbolic vote, about paying for a Boston Olympics -- and why they should care....
How often do elected officials, working in the fishbowl of public life, get to publicly enjoy themselves in the company of their peers and constituents?
Why is it that a Massachusetts attorney general seeking higher office hasn't won in nearly half a century?
What do we lose when the local press isn't covering Beacon Hill?
That, and 5 other key takeaways from the U.S. Special Senate Election.
I’m running for Senate because Washington badly needs change, and I’m the only candidate in this race who can bring it.
This election is about who will best address the most pressing issues we face here in the Commonwealth and in our country.
The first U.S. Senate debate between Gabriel Gomez and Ed Markey was largely lacking in zingers and, well, in unscripted passion.
Republican Gabriel Gomez is waging a steep uphill battle against veteran Massachusetts Democrat Ed Markey. However, many voters consider Gomez's newcomer status a “a breath of fresh air” in a...
Turnout in Tuesday’s special senate primary will probably be low — almost no one is used to voting in April. But by rights this election should be a door-buster.