Policy writer

Evan Horowitz

Evan Horowitz writes the “Quick Study” column for the Globe, both online and in print. He digs through data to find information that illuminates the policy issues facing Massachusetts and the US.

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Evan Horowitz | Quick study

What is the FIFA corruption probe all about?

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So many questions are swirling following the arrest of top soccer officials. Here are some answers.

Evan Horowitz | Quick study

Senate, Baker at odds over how to help low-income workers

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The state Senate and Governor Baker can’t agree on how to expand the state’s earned income tax credit.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

How Charlie Baker took control of Beacon Hill

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The governor hasn’t won every political battle with the State House — but so far, he’s fought them on his own terms.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Can we stop heroin from reaching Massachusetts?

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How does a major New York City bust affect New England, and can it stop the rising tide of heroin in our cities?