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How should Boston fund its future?
By Matt Kiefer BMRB Director and Sam Tyler BMRB President, OpEd The Boston Globe | April 10, 2018

A look at how infrastructure funding in Boston needs to change.

Businesses have already kicked in $3 million for homeless fund, Walsh says
 Milton J. Valencia | The Boston Globe |

New housing in Boston, one brick at a time
Jon Chesto | The Boston Globe | February 14, 2018

In a Special Report the Research Bureau indicated “What the Walsh administration has accomplished so far has been a success, although more should be done to get commercial spaces built in the neighborhoods” Read the Special Report here>

Chang submits $1.1 billion school budget, pushes for more state aid
Kathleen McKiernan | Boston Herald | February 7, 2018

The Research Bureau noted “There is more funding for high needs students..But the soft landing is propping up schools and not addressing the issue of excess capacity. It raises the question of what are we going to expect from Build BPS and over the next couple of years.”

Walsh says city isn’t getting enough state aid for schools
Laura Crimaldi | The Boston Globe | February 7, 2018

The Research Bureau said “the state should fully reimburse Boston what it is owed for charter school tuition payments — a figure the city estimates to be $100 million going back to Fiscal 2014.”

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