MassINC is proud to present At the Apex: The 2030 Educational Attainment Forecast. This analysis draws attention to the problem the Massachusetts economy will confront as the large and highly skilled Baby Boom generation ages out of the state’s workforce.

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First in a series of three blogs on the state’s changing regional economies


We hope you were one of the many who attended the second annual Gateway Cities Innovation Awards & Summit last Thursday at UMass Boston. If you could not make it, you can watch the video here. Over 300 leaders from the Commonwealth's Gateway Cities gathered to recognize five organizations advancing educational excellence in their communities by working collaboratively to build new learning models that take advantage of unique Gateway City opportunities. (Continue Reading...)


As the dust settles in an eventful night in Massachusetts politics, the result of the down ballot races in the Gateway Cities shows there will be a few new faces in the delegation this coming January. While incumbents held strong, first timers Eric Lesser and Barbara L’Italien won Senate seats to represent parts of Springfield and Lawrence respectively. On the house side Randy Mom edged out his opponent in a tight race to represent Lowell in the house, Brendan Crighton won in Lynn, and Republican Kate Campanale won in the Worcester 17th.

Question 4 - The Massachusetts Paid Sick Days Initiative

Debra Boronski (R) - East Longmeadow
Michael Franco (America First Party) – Holyoke (not in the Senate District)
Eric Lesser (D) – Longmeadow
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