Page 11 features the New England Pension Assistance Project's flyer, which offers help to people with questions on their retirement plan. Boston Seniority is published by the City of Boston's Elderly Commission.
Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham comments in this article on how Senate rules mean the public and media will have little or no opportunity to review the latest campaign finance data electronically until shortly before or after the June 25 Senate election.
Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham says he thinks a drop in President Obama’s approval rating most likely hurt Rep. Ed Markey, although he still thinks Markey will defeat Gabriel Gomez.
Director of Financial Aid Judy Keyes says UMass Boston students haven’t given much feedback on the new “shopping sheet,” a federal initiative that aims to standardize the presentation of financial aid data.
Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham says the Markey-Gomez race for Senate is inspiring in Democrats a fear of “Brownophobia”—the terror of a fluke victory by a Republican in a special election, as in Scott Brown’s 2010 win.
Institute for Asian American Studies Director Paul Watanabe discusses the factors that complicate a proposal by Sen. Orrin Hatch to collect back taxes from undocumented workers as part of an immigration reform bill. The article also cites a UMass Boston study showing that households led by immigrant workers paid $1.36 billion in taxes in 2009.