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Detour on the Road to Serfdom: Interest rates complicate economic debate
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston looms over downtown. Photo courtesy Mike Haw, Creative Commons

Detour on the Road to Serfdom: Interest rates complicate economic debate

Higher interest rates could hamper plans for a tax code overhaul, which GOP lawmakers hope to have a bill for by August.

by × March 17, 2017 × 2 comments

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Report ranks Boston fifth worst US city for veterans

Report ranks Boston fifth worst US city for veterans

Boston is the fifth worst city in the U.S. for veterans, according to a recent study—but not everyone agrees.

by × November 16, 2016 × 3 comments

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As textbook prices skyrocket, lawmakers seek solutions

As textbook prices skyrocket, lawmakers seek solutions

Textbook prices have risen faster than tuition, housing costs and health care costs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the phenomenon is beginning to catch the eyes of local politicians, who are seeking to form an exploratory committee to examine what can be done to reduce costs.

by × February 28, 2013 × 13 comments