Juliette Kayyem belongs in the gubernatorial field

At first blush, one wonders what former state and federal Homeland Security official Juliette Kayyem has done that would prepare her to be governor of Massachusetts, overseeing a more than $6o billion budget and God knows how many departments, agencies, boards and authorities.  Her  Boston Globe columns on national security matters were often interesting but hardly …

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Grossman, DeLeo speak reality to Patrick’s dreams

Governor Patrick's hopes for Massachusetts, delivered in his state-of-the-state address in January were big-picture, visionary, limitless in their possibilities - especially in transportation, education and tax reform. They were so big, in fact, they took your breath away.  His proposals focused on increasing income and gas taxes  to pay for transportation improvements, more early childhood education and extended middle school  hours, all the while …

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