Posted inEconomy

Taco showdown will show Boston’s true colors

There’s enough out there today about the Democrats’ ongoing circular firing squad, the Globe’s flip-flop on Elizabeth Warren, and the coronavirus that might be coming for us all. Let’s turn instead to a very tangible, easy to digest question: Will we or won’t we be able to grab a taco in downtown Boston at 1 […]

Posted inTransportation

Audit: Transportation a barrier to food assistance benefits

TRANSPORTATION CHALLENGES are the biggest barrier Massachusetts residents face in applying for federal food assistance, according to a report released on Monday by state Auditor Suzanne Bump.  Participation in the food assistance program, called the Special Supplemental Nutritional Program for Women, Infants, and Children, has fallen from 114,419 in 2016 to 108,593 at the end of 2018, […]