The cost of the Big Dig, including interest on borrowing, has mushroomed to nearly $24.3 billion, strangling the state’s ability to fund other critical transportation projects, a legislative oversight hearing was told on Tuesday.
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a $54 million spending bill that includes $15 million to pay for costs incurred during the response to the recent tornadoes that tore through in central and western Massachusetts.
A new study is documenting dramatic differences in the price that Massachusetts hospitals charge for similar procedures.
With all the talk about the national debt, deficit spending and proposed cuts/taxes, I am curious about how much the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are costing us – total amount so far, and this year alone. Seems nobody is reporting this anymore. – Eagles, Ashland
It’s not the running of the brides, but they are lining up for a chance to buy the remnants of the Filene’s building in downtown Boston.