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State auditor readying probe into use of nondisclosure agreements across state government

The audit is expected to cut across an array of state agencies, and could realize the former lawmaker’s long-sought goal of detailing the extent that agencies have relied on nondisclosure, nondisparagement, and other agreements in settlements.

Two months in, Healey faces a familiar challenge for past governors: an MBTA in disarray

While the new governor says she now owns the T, some advocates believe she could be more vocal by forcibly calling out the problems and her plans to address them.

Roundhouse’s clinical services at Mass. and Cass will be funded through July

Clinical services for homeless people and those struggling with addiction at the Roundhouse hotel, located in the thick of Mass. and Cass, will continue through July, pushing back the initial shutdown by several months, officials said Wednesday.

With March Madness set to begin, Charlie Baker discusses new job as NCAA president on CNN

Former Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, who recently started his new job as president of the NCAA, said Tuesday that the body is making strides in leveling the playing field between investments in women’s and men’s college sports.

Jan. 6, Breonna Taylor, and vaccines: Details emerge about 3 Boston police officers who were fired

Mayor Michelle Wu said she was not involved in the termination decisions but she framed them as necessary to uphold the standards of Boston's police department.

In audit push, DiZoglio getting no response from Legislature so far

Legislative leaders, with whom DiZoglio publicly clashed as a member of both the House and Senate, last week either ignored or mostly brushed aside the auditor’s announcement that her office intends to scrutinize the operations of the Legislature.

Boston formally drops vaccine mandate for some first responders unions

More than a year after Mayor Michelle Wu’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate sparked outrage among some public safety workers, Wu’s administration has agreed to drop the policy for two first responders unions.

Elizabeth Warren wrote a scathing letter to Silicon Valley Bank’s CEO. Read it here.

"You have nobody to blame for the failure at your bank but yourself and your fellow executives," the Massachusetts Democrat wrote in a letter Wednesday to Silicon Valley Bank’s former president and CEO.