WEEKLY ROUNDUP -
"de Tocqueville writ large"
Recap and analysis of the past week in state government
STORY OF THE WEEK: Gov. Baker has a fever, and the only prescription is more...commissions
The public, those huddled transit riders waiting on slow or never-coming trains, can be a fickle bunch, at least to the politicians they elect. They want their trains to go further, faster and arrive on time, and at least half of them don't want to pay any more for the service they expect.