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Running state government’s diversity numbers

A correction has been added to this story. THE LATEST NUMBERS on diversity in state government indicate a positive trend overall with some areas performing better than others. Government agencies are expected to reflect the population they serve. The Baker administration employs an outdated benchmark on its diversity dashboard, citing Census data from 2010 rather than […]

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Kaufman: ‘No diversity of opinion’ in DeLeo’s inner circle

FORMER REP.  JAY KAUFMAN continued his recent lambasting of House Speaker Robert DeLeo during a panel discussion Wednesday about the lack of racial and gender diversity in Massachusetts government. The Lexington Democrat, who spent roughly a decade as DeLeo’s Revenue Committee chairman until last year when he declined to seek re-election, said the leadership ranks […]