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Tom Keane

Tom Keane writes regularly for the Globe. His was a Boston city councilor from 1994 to 1999.

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TOM KEANE

Take away lawmakers’ easy way out on gas tax

By Tom Keane, Globe Columnist

Raising taxes is a job for politicians, not something to be handed off to the consumer price index.

TOM KEANE

Allston’s Green District: High-end housing without high-end prices

By Tom Keane, Globe Columnist

Boston could use a lot more developers like Bruce Percelay.

TOM KEANE

Extremism won’t make one governor

By Tom Keane, Globe Columnist

In Massachusetts, for instance, neither Martha Coakley nor Charlie Baker can win without gaining the votes of at least some independents.

TOM KEANE

Pelosi should apologize to Republicans

By Tom Keane, Globe Columnist

Language that Nancy Pelosi recently used was yet another example of the hyperpartisanship that grips our politics.