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Campus Sexual Violence Bill Expected to Pass State House
The Every Voice bill, which would mandate additional support structures for sexual violence survivors beyond existing Title IX provisions, is pending a vote in the Massachusetts State House.
As Eviction Moratorium Clock Runs Out, Local Legislators Push for Extension
As Massachusetts’s eviction moratorium is set to end in less than one month, state lawmakers are continuing to push for an extension.
Kennedy School Study Links Police Violence to Diminished Educational Outcomes and Student Trauma
A Harvard Kennedy School study released this month suggests a direct link between police violence and diminished academic performance of inner-city students.
Harvard Economists Find Political Bias Skews Americans' Perception of Verifiable Facts
According to a recent paper from a team of Harvard economists, not only do partisans see things differently, but their political views distort their basic understanding of the issues — even when reality may be contrary.
As COVID-19 Affects Low-Income Communities, Greater Boston Legal Services Aids Those Hardest Hit
Amid rising numbers of unemployment and eviction cases, Greater Boston Legal Services has helped to fill resource gaps and provide legal aid to those most negatively impacted.
Harvard Researchers Create Simulator to Help Policymakers, Public Understand COVID-19
Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Georgia Tech researchers have created an interactive online COVID-19 simulator to help policymakers better respond to the novel coronavirus.
Former House Speaker Paul Ryan Talks Coronavirus, Reopening Economy at IOP Fast Forum
Former Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan spoke about the pandemic-stricken economy, the future of the Republican party, and U.S.-China relations to a digital audience at an Institute of Politics Fast Forum Monday.
As Visits Decline During COVID-19 Crisis, Small Cambridge Medical Practices Reduce Operations
While COVID-19 cases surge at short-staffed hospitals across the Greater Boston area, routine visits to smaller Cambridge medical practices have declined.
Cultural Organizations Report Quarter Billion in Revenue Losses Statewide
The Mass Cultural Council reported $264 million in revenue losses in the arts and cultural sector statewide due to the coronavirus pandemic in an April 15 press release.
Harvard COVID-19 Researchers to Use Facebook Data for Disease Forecasting
Harvard COVID-19 researchers have partnered with Facebook to implement user location data in order to better inform disease forecasting models, according to an April 6 Facebook announcement.