Environmental League of Massachusetts

Baker’s unkept promise

Baker’s unkept promise

The then-candidate pledged to bring environmental spending to 1 percent

IN THE SUMMER of 2014, then-candidate Charlie Baker made a pledge to the environmental community.  He walked into a large hall at Suffolk University Law School, filled with hundreds of voters interested in his position on the issues.  The audience shared one simple interest, adequate state funding for state agencies charged with environmental protection.  While(...)

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The Codcast: Grading the Legislature

The Environmental League of Massachusetts put out its latest legislative scorecard this week, and the rankings provided a number of interesting insights about Beacon Hill. First, the Environmental League’s scorecard in its own way confirmed the House-Senate political divide raised initially by a scorecard put out by Associated Industries of Massachusetts. AIM generally gave higher(...)

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