Political Risk Archive

Compromise in Boston would bring rent strikes

That’s no compromise By Skip Schloming, Campaign Coordinator against Rent Control A “compromise” proposal at the Boston City Council replaces Just Cause Eviction, the anti-landlord portion of the Jim Brooks Stabilization Act that would have required a “just cause” for any eviction. It seems dead at Boston City Council. It never garnered enough votes to [&hellip

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Massive Rewrite of the Massachusetts State Sanitary Code

The Department of Public Health (DPH) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is in the process of doing a massive rewrite of the state sanitary code. In the interest of making documentation describing the proposed changes more accessible, the author has downloaded them from the DPH web site and then converted them to text and pdf [&hellip

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