There’s no good reason individual senators should be allowed to hold up military promotions or to pick US attorneys, and lots of ways both practices could lead to trouble.
A complicated application process and overdue repairs share blame for keeping units offline.
Thousands of migrants have come to Massachusetts. Finding enough safe places for them to live, as the state’s right-to-shelter law requires, has proven enormously difficult.
DCF should be guided by best practices.
Hacking away at its 4,000 pages will require political courage and some speed.
Yes, it is a critical first step to getting more people out of their cars and onto bikes. But government, business, and civic groups can do more to encourage cycling.
Standards, money, and regionalization will all help.
Expanding the Cape Cod Gateway Airport could be a good idea, but backers need to show it’ll help address the region’s transportation needs.