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5 Arguments For And Against Noncompete Agreements

May 06, 2014, 12:53 PM
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Gov. Deval Patrick’s economic plan includes a ban on noncompete agreements — contracts that prevent employees who leave companies from working for competitors for a period of time.

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Sen.-Elect Edward Markey’s Next Steps

June 26, 2013, 3:54 PM
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U.S. Senate candidate Ed Markey shakes hands with a supporter in Boston, Tuesday, April 30, 2013 as he celebrates winning the Democratic primary for the special U.S. Senate election. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Last night, Democratic Congressman Edward Markey became Sen.-elect Edward Markey. But, he isn’t exactly a freshman politician of course.

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Remembering Paul Cellucci

June 10, 2013, 3:14 PM
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Paul Cellucci passed away on Saturday at the age of 65 — after a five-year battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease. He spent three decades in Massachusetts politics.

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State Welfare Program Examined

May 29, 2013, 2:36 PM
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MA welfare program examined. (Flickr/GenBug)

The office of the state auditor has identified more than eleven hundred welfare recipients in the Commonwealth who are–dead. If true, it means somebody, or some people have fraudulently pocketed almost 2.4 million dollars in state benefits. Yet there are critics of the latest report who say it exaggerates the problem.


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