Columnist

Shirley Leung

Leung writes a business column every Wednesday and Friday. Previously she served six years as the business editor overseeing daily and Sunday coverage, as well as producing the Globe 100 and Top Places to Work magazines. A graduate of Princeton, Leung also has worked as a reporter at the Wall Street Journal and Baltimore Sun. Leung is a board member and former president of the New England chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association.

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It’s the witching hour for state’s $40b budget

By , Globe Columnist

Last spring lawmakers were spooked by a bigger-than-expected shortfall in tax collection. This year was supposed to be different. What gives?

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Shadow debate shows how desperate Boston is for money

By , Globe Staff

The City Council takes up Shadowgate on Wednesday and will likely vote on whether to change the laws to accommodate a tower on Winthrop Square.

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Purge of ride-hailing drivers shows need for better process

By , Globe Columnist

The intent of background checks is to protect passengers. But that can’t all come at the expense of drivers who can least afford not to work.

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Jeff Immelt wants a radical transformation of GE

By , Globe Staff

Immelt didn’t want or need to change the world. He just wanted to change General Electric Co.