Massachusetts Politics


Cape Cod Times Census 2000

Massachusetts Institute for Social and Economic Research (MISER), at U-Mass 

Massachusetts MapStats by FedStats


Massachusetts QuickFacts by U.S. Census Bureau


Massachusetts State Data Center












Massachusetts Business Development Corporation:  "Providing loans and investment capital for growing companies in Massachusetts"






































Political news

Political commentary

Harry's blog


Massachusetts Politics 

Political Parties and PACs

Resources for Candidates

Resources for Ballot Initiative Campaigns

Resources for Voters

Civic engagement




















































Best About-Massachusetts Web Site:  MassMoments.Org,  A  Project for 2005 by the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities

Track the Massachusetts budgeting process


Banker & Tradesman Online:  
"The real estate, banking and commercial weekly for Massachusetts.  Established 1872."

Boston Business Journal

BostonChannel (Channel 5, WCVB-TV)

Boston Globe

Boston Herald

Boston Magazine

Boston online community, Universal Hub, keeps track of bloggers in Boston and Cambridge neighborhoods.

Boston Phoenix

Boston Review

Cape Cod Times

Cape Cod Health Care, To Your Good Health  

Capitol Advantage, Massachusetts Voter Guide, Congress.Org

CommonWealth magazine, a publication of MassInc

Greater Boston Policy Web, the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government:  
"Greater Boston boasts a wealth of public and nonprofit organizations that enhance the vitality of the region and contribute to policy discourse. On this page we have gathered links to some of these organizations and links to interesting articles and papers that present information on hot policy topics in Greater Boston today."

Jewish Advocate:  
"Celebrating 102 years of service as Boston's and New England's leading Jewish newspaper"


League of Women Voters DemocracyNet
"Your Candidates, Your Issues, Your Decision"


Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly


Massachusetts Policy Network:   
"The Center for Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst has launched the Policy Network Project in order to invigorate discussion of local and state public policy issues while promoting an informed and engaged citizenry. . . . The project is designed to . . . [encourage] policy dialogue with a network of state-based World Wide Web sites, each of which focuses on local and state policy issues and serves as a forum linking all members of the policy community in a given state." 


Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus


Mass High Tech


The Pilot, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston:  
"The Pilot, first published in 1829, is America's oldest Catholic newspaper", Massachusetts:  
"Politics and policy news", Massachusetts news



PACs, Think Tanks, and Nonprofits


Beacon Hill Institute (BHI) for Public Policy Research:
"The Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy Research focuses on federal, state
, and local economic policies as they affect citizens and businesses, particularly in Massachusetts. The Institute, which is part of Suffolk University, uses state-of-the-art statistical, mathematical, and econometric methods to provide timely and readable analyses that help voters, policymakers, and opinion leaders understand today's leading public policy issues."


Boston Research Center for the Twenty-First Century.


Center for Urban and Regional Policy (CURP), Northeastern University.


Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.


Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center:  
"The Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center (MBPC) provides independent research and analysis of state budget and tax policies, as well as economic issues, that affect low- and moderate-income people in Massachusetts."


Massachusetts Catholic Conference:  
"The public policy voice of the Roman Catholic Church in Massachusetts."


Massachusetts Conference United Church of Christ (MACUCC).


The Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth


Pioneer Institute:
"Pioneer Institute is an independent, nonpartisan, privately funded research organization that seeks to change the intellectual climate in Massachusetts by supporting scholarship that challenges the "conventional wisdom" on Massachusetts public policy issues. The Institute believes that individual freedom and responsibility, limited and accountable government, and the expanded application of free-market principles to public policy contribute to greater human dignity, happiness, and economic prosperity."



Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Official Sites


Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


Electoral College in Massachusetts


Main Massachusetts government Web site


Massachusetts Archives


Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC):  "MBLC programs and services, library resources, and information about Massachusetts libraries.  (See also the State Library of Massachusetts.)


Massachusetts Department of Education

Massachusetts Elections Division, Secretary of the Commonwealth's Office 

Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF


page updated April 06, 2008