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Healey’s first challenge will be opening lines of communication

As election week comes to a close, one gets the sense that things are about to start moving pretty fast. Maura Healey spent her second day as governor-elect visiting the Berkshires where The Berkshire Eagle’s Meg Britton-Mehlisch reports that she told leaders from the region, including members of the State House delegation, “It’s important that we talk.” The trip […]

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Spending deal punts tax reform debate to next year

Gov. Charlie Baker is disappointed. Attorney General Maura Healey is disappointed. Even Senate President Karen Spilka said she was disappointed. So why did top Democrats elect to carve permanent tax reforms worth about $500 million in relief from a nearly $3.8 billion economic development spending bill? “The relief will be coming. Obviously we’re committed to taking a look at permanent […]