GE coming because of our brains, not brilliant pols

With all the excitement and high-fiving among state and city and leaders starting to wind down, now comes the annoying reality check on the General Electric news that ruins all the fun. It turns out Charlie Baker and Marty Walsh don’t walk on water. Their bipartisan rowing in the same direction was surely helpful (there(...)

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Come to Boston for the sights, stay for the tax credits

Boston and the entire state is puffing out its collective chest just a little bit more this morning with the announcement that General Electric is moving its worldwide headquarters to the Seaport District this summer. And all it took was money. Lots and lots of money. Potentially as much as $145 million in tax credits, grants, and infrastructure(...)

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