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Baker urges speedy FDA review of Moderna COVID vaccine for kids 

GOV. CHARLIE BAKER wrote a letter to President Biden urging the US Food and Drug Administration to quickly consider approving Moderna’s application for a COVID-19 vaccine for children.  The state’s Republican governor joined Democratic Colorado Gov. Jared Polis in writing the letter, which was sent Thursday.  “Parents have been told, over and over again, that […]

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Golden leaving with $200,000 separation agreement

BRIAN GOLDEN is leaving his job as director of the Boston Planning and Development Agency with a payout of more than $200,000, according to the separation agreement he signed. The agreement, which was signed last Thursday and obtained through a public records request, was not particularly large. Brenda Cassellius received well over $300,000 when she agreed […]

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House not looking to budget for tax reform

THE CENTERPIECE OF Gov. Charlie Baker’s budget proposal in January was a bill to give Massachusetts taxpayers $700 million in tax breaks – with breaks for seniors, renters, low-income taxpayers, parents of dependent children, and anyone forced to pay the estate tax or tax on short-terms capital gains.   Don’t expect the same when the […]