After the great Depression of the 30s and during World War II, companies found they could pay the women less than they had paid the men.
In 2011, 128 Boston Police officers made more than the Mayor and the Police Commissioner who are paid $175,000.
Like every city, Lynn overspends its snow budget every year. But this year’s mild winter uncovered a secret.
The MBTA has hired nearly 900 new employees in the past two years even as the transit agency struggles with deep debt that has prompted proposals for fare hikes.
Financial disclosure reports filed by members of Massachusetts’ congressional delegation are offering a glimpse inside the outside sources of income of the state’s representatives in Washington.