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Life sciences adviser quits over frustration with Baker

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Frustrated by his belief that the Baker administration's support for the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center is "dwindling," the founding member of a panel that advises the agency on investments...

Ad campaign targets utilities in brewing energy debate

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With an expansion of solar incentives bottled up in committee and a battle over a comprehensive new state energy policy looming this spring, the Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund...

Staples extends Office Depot merger agreement

To allow for the continued legal battle for a merger that the Federal Trade Commission opposes, Staples and Office Depot have extended their merger agreement.

Boston Scientific revenue falls short of expectations

Sam Bonacci |

While Boston Scientific reported revenue growth of approximately 5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, that ended up being approximately $16 million below what was expected and the company's stock...

Framingham company pens $10M Australian deal

Sam Bonacci |

Framingham-based SCIEX has partnered with the Australian Cancer Research Foundation International Centre to provide the organization with $10 million in equipment that will be used to investigate the...

House supports campaign finance constitutional amendment

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The Massachusetts House on Wednesday voted to urge Congress to pass a constitutional amendment limiting private campaign contributions and super PAC spending.

ReWalk exoskelton to be tested in 160-person VA study

Sam Bonacci |

The ReWalk exoskeleton system is set to be tested in a 160-person, four-year long, multi-center study by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to evaluate the impact of exoskeleton use in a home or...

MassHealth waste targeted by government officials

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Outlining their requests for funding in the next fiscal year, the state's attorney general, auditor and inspector general all asked budget writers on Tuesday for support in combating waste, fraud and...

Business confidence nudges upward to start 2016

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Optimism about the state economy -- bolstered by news that Boston has lured GE away from Connecticut -- helped get 2016 off to a positive start for business confidence despite uneasy financial...

Biz. group warns against millionaire's tax

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Ahead of a potential vote on the proposal, the Massachusetts High Technology Council warned Wednesday that a proposed 4 percent surtax on incomes over $1 million would "severely limit legislative and...

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