House rule empowers victims of sexual harassment

Measure gives them the option of a nondisclosure agreement

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Examining the safe in safe, reliable transit

Holyoke utility, citing pipeline constraints, halts natural gas hookups

DeLeo taps Michlewitz of Boston for budget-writing post

Rodrigues, a ‘boring middle’ Dem, named Senate budget chief

GE dims its Boston presence

UMass Boston scores big revenue gain with Bayside lease

Developer may pay as much as $235m for 99-year lease

MassDOT’s ramp proposal is a poor excuse for a plan

If state officials have concerns, go ride the 111 bus from Chelsea

Mass. must do more to boost early education workforce

Low pay driving shortage of educators for youngest children

Markey leery of McConnell move on Green New Deal

Mass. Democrat calls voting on the proposal an act of ‘sabotage’

Worcester man can’t believe doctor removed kidney in error

Mistaken-identity medical case still waiting court resolution

Local accountability in schools lacking, says report

Study urges stronger goal-setting by districts and schools

COMMONWEALTH IN DEPTH

News you knew: Boston traffic stinks

New report sets off calls for action, not more talk

House plays follow the leader

Massive vote switch shows how lawmakers do what DeLeo wants

DOT notes: Get ready for Pike delays

Sumner Tunnel traffic way, way up

The Reel Deal

A new Quincy

Building boom looks to move city beyond its past without leaving it behind

A 1% solution to promote cannabis diversity

Let’s use fees paid to host communities to jumpstart minority entrepreneurs

Public art stirs controversy in North Adams

It’s not about paint or policy; it’s about engagement