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A good start to fixing the off-the-rails MBTA pension system

Now T officials need to make sure a favorable arbitrator’s decision sticks.

EDITORIAL

House Democrats should adopt leadership term limits

The party’s top leaders in Congress are all in their 80s.

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Wu cleans house at zoning board

But creating more housing will require cleaning up the city’s zoning code too.

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A deteriorated water system erodes public trust in Jackson, Miss.

Officials in that Southern state have failed to fulfill a basic human right. Federal oversight is desperately needed.

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As law-skirting practices evolve, the state’s gun laws must as well

The Massachusetts House is ready to lead on that challenge.

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Russians vote with their feet against Putin’s folly

Calls for staying the course and “just punishment” for atrocities in Ukraine gain traction at the UN.

EDITORIAL

Kill the Jones Act

Hurricane Fiona highlights an ugly truth about the US maritime industry.

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DA Hayden must take juvenile justice reform seriously

On Kevin Hayden’s watch, teens in legal trouble are less likely to be diverted into alternative programs before arraignment. He needs to explain why.