“Sole-source procurement is not working for the T, it’s costing a lot of money and problems beyond the Red Line.”
The MBTA pays former T workers millions to fix longstanding problems, but transit advocates say inside hiring isn’t getting riders or the system where they need to go.
Massachusetts lawmakers are considering legislation that would reexamine harsh and mandatory prison sentences. The policy, which follows national trends, could have a significant impact on more than 1,800 people behind bars and their families.
“I know that if Sarah Coughlin is appointed to the Parole Board, she will be the people’s Parole Board member.”
“If the same police departments issue press releases after arrests—not convictions—if they think that doing that makes the community safer, then why redact information about alleged abuses from police officers themselves?”
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