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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

Taxachusetts? We left that behind years ago

By , Globe Staff

These days, Massachusetts just isn’t a high-tax state. Not when it comes to personal taxes, and not when it comes to corporate taxes.

Evan Horowitz

What do the new net neutrality rules mean?

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Net neutrality prevents service providers from creating Internet fast lanes or charging for preferential treatment.

Evan Horowitz

Why don’t screening tests seem to help against cancer?

By , Globe Staff

Surprisingly few tests have been shown to actually help people live longer, healthier lives.

Evan Horowitz

Will federal help pay for our snow emergency?

By , Globe Staff

Federal aid won’t cover the cleanup costs from our first big snowstorm, much less our whole snowy season.