Mass. Bill would let Taxpayers Aid Countries Hit by Climate Change Washington Times

BOSTON — A state lawmaker wants to let Massachusetts residents donate to poorer countries hit hardest by climate change when they fill out their tax returns.

Sen. Mike Barrett said his bill is in part a reaction to President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris accord meant to address climate change.

The bill would add a line to state tax forms to let taxpayers make a donation over and above their regular payment.

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Job Licenses in Spotlight as Uber Rises The New York Times

A good, simple explanation of why taxi medallions — and other means of restricting competition and consumer choice — need a rethink.

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