Finance & Economy

BU faces cuts to research funding, financial aid as result of sequester

BU faces cuts to research funding, financial aid as result of sequester

Officials at Boston University are bracing for impending cuts to research funding and financial aid after […]

Patrick’s ‘14 budget benefits mapped in online tool

An online map tool released Wednesday reveals the impact that Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick’s 2014 budget […]

CFPB aims to gather public input on private loan

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is looking to gather input on private student loans from borrowers […]

Tax-based aid needs reform, report suggests

Redirecting tax-based aid to be more available for low-income students could both increase college enrollment and […]

Proposed minimum wage in Mass. would reach 11 dollars

Massachusetts legislators are considering a bill that, if passed, would gradually increase the minimum wage to […]

Sen. Brownsberger proposes taxation power for MBTA

Sen. Brownsberger proposes taxation power for MBTA

In an attempt to alleviate the highest debt burden of any U.S. transit agency, Massachusetts politicians […]

by · February 25, 2013 · 0 comments · City, Finance & Economy, News
Boston real estate sales stay strong amid economic depression

Boston real estate sales stay strong amid economic depression

Boston real estate agencies are feeling the increase in demand for condominium sales and recognize that […]

by · February 20, 2013 · 2 comments · City, Finance & Economy, News

Governor Patrick’s proposed tax hikes polarize politicians

Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick spoke to state legislators Feb. 13, asking them to support his reformed […]

by · February 20, 2013 · 0 comments · City, Finance & Economy, News

Mass. defense companies hit hard by federal budget cuts

Several Massachusetts-based defense companies have faced a less fiscally supportive U.S. government due to cutbacks in federal military […]

by · February 19, 2013 · 0 comments · City, Finance & Economy, News
Markey, Lynch pledge to keep independent money out of election

Markey, Lynch pledge to keep independent money out of election

U.S. Rep. Ed Markey and U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch agreed to a “People’s Pledge” Wednesday to keep […]