The data from this survey are imperfect in a number of ways, but the results do not suggest a pattern of malfunction in the postal service.
Most of us take the elections process for granted – one receives a ballot, one votes, and one leaves. But for election officials, the process is much more complicated, with a careful accounting for ballots at every step of the process.
This is the fourth of a series of surveys checking in on the economic consequences of the COVID-19 epidemic in my district.
The legislature and the Governor recently announced a joint commitment to avoid cuts in state aid to municipalities in the current fiscal year despite the state’s own loss of revenues.
In order to safely reopen our schools, we may need to hit the brakes on our phased reopening of the economy in Massachusetts and we back off of at least some elements of reopening.
We need an independent state board with authority to certify police officers, receive civilian complaints, investigate serious police misconduct, and decertify officers when serious misconduct or a pattern of lesser misconduct is proven.