MASSDOT SHELVES REFINANCING PLAN IT HAD EYED FOR BIG $$$ SAVINGS

An expected $60 million in savings the Baker administration hoped to achieve by refinancing transportation bonds has crumbled to almost nothing amid market volatility. Massachusetts Department of Transportation Chief Financial Officer David Pottier told the MassDOT Board on Monday that he does not now think it is worthwhile to pursue the refinancing plan the board authorized a month earlier…

An expected $60 million in savings the Baker administration hoped to achieve by refinancing transportation bonds has crumbled to ...

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MASS. MOVES OUT OF SHADOW OF NYC, WEST COAST FOR ISRAELI CYBERSECURITY FIRMS

When Lior Div and his partners were first thinking of moving the headquarters of their cybersecurity firm Cybereason from Israel to the United States, Boston was an afterthought to Silicon Valley and New York City. But since establishing a headquarters in Boston in 2014, Cybereason has roughly tripled its size and revenue, and Div is now working to convince Israeli businessmen like himself …

When Lior Div and his partners were first thinking of moving the headquarters of ...

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REPORT: HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPORT IN STATE BUDGET ERODING

Massachusetts has cut its higher education funding by an inflation-adjusted 14 percent since 2001, as both tuition and fees and student debt have increased, a new report found. The declining support for the University of Massachusetts system, four-year state universities and two-year community colleges comes amidst “growing importance” of public higher education to the state’s long-term hea…

Massachusetts has cut its higher education funding by an inflation-adjusted 14 percent since 2001, as both tuition and fees and student ...

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