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Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan is high-risk, low-reward

The speaker of the House’s decision to visit the island is only helping to escalate tensions with China — all without serving any real purpose.

EDITORIAL

Tax relief? The check is not in the mail

Lawmakers wrap up formal sessions without passing that promised $1 billion in tax breaks.

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Make remote access to public meetings permanent

Going back to the days when people had to show up to public meetings in person makes local governance less accessible, and, as a result, less democratic.

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Did US health officials learn nothing from COVID?

Enough is enough. The Biden administration must devote all necessary resources to ensure that testing, treatment, and vaccines are available to every person who needs them.

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Subpoena Ginni Thomas

It’s unlikely that Thomas, a prominent right-wing activist, will appear before the nine-member panel voluntarily. If she won’t speak to the panel by choice, she should be subpoenaed.

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As the finish line nears, a few tasks remain for Beacon Hill

Expanding abortion rights, overhauling marijuana regulation, and legalizing happy hour remain unfinished business for the Legislature and Governor Baker.

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Pike project, Harvard agreement signal big changes ahead for Allston

The deal, which includes a commitment to build dozens of units of affordable housing, represents a major compromise, and Mayor Wu deserves credit for facilitating it.

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Governor should sign climate bill that would end gas-powered car sales in 2035

The climate bill that the Legislature sent to Governor Baker looks very different from the one he submitted. Still, he should sign it.