Editorial

Close the loophole in ‘Melanie’s Law’

The Legislature should pass a bill requiring the use of ignition interlock devices by first-time drunk-driving offenders.

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Don’t remove the financial crisis guardrail

A recent court victory by MetLife could undermine some of the measures put in place to protect the nation from another financial crisis.

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A little nothing extra from Uber

Tipping is a terrible way to pay Uber drivers, but the least Uber can do is build it into the app.

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A necessary prescription for MassHealth

The Baker administration’s planned overhaul of the state’s Medicaid program should go forward. The status quo isn’t working.

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Brockton casino license should come with conditions

The gaming commission should insist on improvements before granting casino license.

EDITORIAL

Congress must act to give Puerto Rico relief

It’s time to pass legislation that lets Puerto Rico restructure its massive debt.

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It’s a simple question, Mr. Mayor

If Mayor Walsh or other city officials have appeared before a grand jury in the federal government’s investigation into labor unions, they should say so.

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Hydro power needed to meet state’s 2020 carbon goal

Hydro power from Canada is needed to meet the Bay State’s 2020 energy goals.

EDITORIAL | THE CUTTING EDGE OF THE COMMON GOOD

Scrap taxi medallions

Crafting equitable rules for regulating taxis and ride services like Uber avoid a key problem: Boston’s antiquated medallion system.

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Shut the door on Harvard’s all-male clubs

Harvard isn’t the first to confront the problem posed by all-male groups on campus, and it shouldn’t be the last.

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Nursing home workers are worth more

Nursing home workers deserve the pay boost proposed in the Massachusetts House budget.

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The GOP’s ramshackle nomination process

The Republican Party’s ramshackle nomination process set the stage for this year’s fiasco.

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Prosecute Yazidi genocide cases in Iraq

No court has agreed to hear the Yazidis’ claim of genocide by ISIS.

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Let’s hear it for Hamilton on the $10 bill

It took a Broadway musical to convince the Treasury Department of what historians and a Fed chairman couldn’t.

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Targeting a law that protects the gun industry

A Connecticut lawsuit targets the misguided 2005 Arms Act.

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Let voters decide on City Council terms

Incumbency is the force to be reckoned with when it comes to term limits,

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Don’t deny hepatitis C patients a cure

It’s time to take full advantage of a life-saving drug.

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Mayor Walsh’s budget is all blue skies, but forecast could be cloudy

Boston is in good financial shape, but there are a few clouds gathering on the horizon.

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The Department of Children and Families needs to come clean with contested documents

Public scrutiny of DCF documents could save children’s lives.

EDITORIAL

Boston: Adopt the Community Preservation Act

The CPA has already been adopted by 160 Massachusetts cities and towns.

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Finally, fee relief is on the way for retirement investors

New federal rules that will require retirement advisers to act in the best interests of their clients were long overdue.

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Restraint is still the best US policy in Iraq

While some additional troops may be necessary to expel ISIS from Iraq, the US must avoid mission creep.

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It’s not Monopoly: GOP must modernize nominating rules

The GOP should pull back from the brink and repeal a spiteful provision known as Rule 40(b).

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BPS shouldn’t rehire bus drivers who put kids at risk

If rehiring the four Boston school bus drivers who organized the 2013 work stoppage isn’t lax management, then what is?

ENDORSEMENT | First Suffolk and Middlesex State Senate

Lydia Edwards for state Senate

Lydia Edwards deserves to be elected to the state Senate in the Democratic primary April 12.

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