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Evan Horowitz

Evan Horowitz digs through data to find information that illuminates the policy issues facing Massachusetts and the US.

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Evan Horowitz

We have a pair of expensive new Sox. Are they worth it?

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Who are the most comparable recent players to Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval? And were they worth around $20 million a year?

Evan Horowitz

What’s behind the state budget shortfall?

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Whatever Governor Patrick does to fill the shortfall, it can’t change the fact that Charlie Baker will inherit a far more significant budget problem.

Evan Horowitz

Obama’s immigration plan. Can he do that?

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What makes the president’s plan so controversial is that he is largely acting alone.

Evan Horowitz

Finally, the Mass. job market looks strong

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A new analysis shows residents aged 25 to 54 are getting back to work, which is good news for the economy.