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Lowell Sun
New statewide history test in worksA new statewide history assessment that could become part of the state's gradua
New statewide history test in works
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
A new statewide history assessment that could become part of the state's graduation requirement is in the works. Though the Pioneer Institute has called for a return of the history MCAS requirement, the Department of Elementary and Secondary... Read more
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Boston Globe
MBTA could privatize maintenance and bus driver jobsnow running as the Libertarian nominee for vice president, successfully pushed
MBTA could privatize maintenance and bus driver jobs
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
now running as the Libertarian nominee for vice president, successfully pushed the MBTA to privatize some bus routes. The Pioneer Institute, a fiscally conservative watchdog group that Baker once ran, has also regularly railed against the MBTA for... Read more
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Boston Herald
MBTA eyes opening door 
to additional privatizationthings they can do, putting out to bid the very elements of the T that would al
MBTA eyes opening door 
to additional privatization
Boston Herald / Posted 22 days ago
things they can do, putting out to bid the very elements of the T that would allow big savings,” said Greg Sullivan of the Pioneer Institute, who has closely studied costs of the T’s bus operations. “I’m sure it will get enormous opposition by... Read more
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Boston Globe
Questions about political influence, connections raised in council’s decision to back dispensarylaw. “My reaction is that the appearance of this is terrible,’’ said Gregory S
Questions about political influence, connections raised in council’s decision to back dispensary
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
law. “My reaction is that the appearance of this is terrible,’’ said Gregory Sullivan, research director for the Pioneer Institute, a public policy think-tank. “The legislature and the governor established this process to instill... Read more
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Boston Globe
US health law to cost Massachusetts $162m over 10 years, report saysthe next decade to fund the federal expansion of health insurance coverage, acc
US health law to cost Massachusetts $162m over 10 years, report says
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
the next decade to fund the federal expansion of health insurance coverage, according to a new report. The paper from the Pioneer Institute, a free-market-oriented Boston think tank, said that additional spending will squeeze the state budget and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Budget gap has no easy fixesin closing the circle on the state budget is health care costs,” said Jim Sterg
Budget gap has no easy fixes
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
in closing the circle on the state budget is health care costs,” said Jim Stergios, who directs the conservative-leaning Pioneer Institute. Stergios points to the climb in the number of people enrolled in Medicaid as part of the reason for... Read more
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Boston Globe
Budget squeeze rooted in health care costs for poor, pols’ gimmicksin closing the circle on the state budget is health care costs,” said Jim Sterg
Budget squeeze rooted in health care costs for poor, pols’ gimmicks
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
in closing the circle on the state budget is health care costs,” said Jim Stergios, who directs the conservative-leaning Pioneer Institute. Stergios points to the climb in the number of people enrolled in Medicaid as part of the reason for... Read more
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Boston Herald
councilor to oversee board that recommends city raisespeople with personnel and human resources experience would help complement the
councilor to oversee board that recommends city raises
Boston Herald / Posted 30 days ago
people with personnel and human resources experience would help complement the backgrounds of the other five” members. Pioneer Institute Research Director Gregory Sullivan said in a statement: “Public employee compensation advisory compensation... Read more

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