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Promoting Informed Debate and Decision-Making through Public Policy Research
The Worcester Regional Research Bureau serves the public interest of Greater Worcester by conducting independent, non-partisan research and analysis of public policy issues to promote informed public debate and decision-making. For thirty years, The Research Bureau has worked to protect the public interest in Greater Worcester by identifying issues, investigating impacts, and educating the public and government officials of opportunities and best practices.
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Earlier this year, Worcester Interfaith, the Worcester Branch of the NAACP and group of individuals plaintiffs filed suit in federal court alleging that Worcester’s method of electing School Committee members...Read More
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