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Early primary voting: Its time has come

Lawmakers shouldn’t stop with just the presidential primary when all contests cry out for expanding voting opportunities.


Time to get serious about teen vaping epidemic

Massachusetts’ progress in reducing teen smoking during the past two decades is being quickly undermined by the popularity of vaping.


Beacon Hill is going in the wrong direction on higher-ed funding

The way to stop tuition increases is to reverse the years of disinvestment in public higher education.


Make State Police accountable for missing evidence

The State Police should not be getting special treatment — and should face the consequences of destroying evidence, if that’s what happened.


To boost equity, give public loans to pot startups

Sonia Chang-Díaz’s amendment would move Massachusetts closer to reaching its goal of a truly equitable cannabis industry.


Wynn Resorts casino has a chance to make traffic right in Everett

The Encore Boston Harbor casino should make a hard sell for their non-car transportation options — and spring for a footbridge, while they’re at it.


Drawing an ethical line on sports endowments

A burst of generosity by parents of prospective students comes with a price prestigious colleges should be weighing.


After two crashes, Boeing needs new leadership — and big changes

Boeing President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg needs to go.