Ian A. Bowles appointed Executive Director of MassINC

BOSTON — June 24 , 2003 — Ian A. Bowles will be the next Executive Director of the Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth (MassINC), Gloria Cordes Larson and Peter Meade, Co-chairmen of the MassINC Board of Directors, announced today. Bowles begins his position July 14, 2003. A well-respected public policy expert, Bowles has worked

Massachusetts residents see American Dream as harder to afford

BOSTON — May 28, 2003 — Seventy-four percent of residents see the high cost of living in Massachusetts as a problem in their lives, according to a new report released today by MassINC, the nonpartisan public policy think tank, and underwritten by the Citizens Bank Foundation. Most Bay State residents still rate the quality of

MassINC Board of Directors elects Peter Meade Co-Chairman

BOSTON — February 6, 2003 — Peter Meade, Executive Vice President of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, has been named Co-Chairman of MassINC’s Board of Directors, joining Gloria Cordes Larson in leading the nonpartisan public policy think tank. The Board elected Meade during its January meeting.   “I am thrilled that a community leader

Education reform Washington style

BOSTON — January 23, 2003 — One year ago, President Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act, landmark education reform legislation that requires states to deal forcefully with schools not improving student performance. The policy implications of this law for communities around the country – and specifically for reform efforts currently underway in Massachusetts

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