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Past articles by Aidan:

Where Has the IPO Lockup Gone? Tech Firms Trim Them Back

Some of last year’s most valuable tech initial public offerings, including Airbnb, Doordash and Snowflake, allowed pre-IPO shareholders to sell their stock before the traditional six-month waiting period expired. A more recent crop of listings, as well as Robinhood's imminent IPO, show the shift ... → Read More

Rally calls for National Grid to repair gas leaks

Protesters decked out in neon orange, yellow, and green vests called on National Grid to repair gas leaks across the state at a rally in Boston on Wednesday. → Read More

Boston’s ‘unsung hero,’ first female city auditor to step down after 29 years

For nearly three decades, Sally Glora has reigned over Boston’s finances as its auditor, charged with overseeing all of the city’s financial transactions and accounting for its annual budget. → Read More

Governor Baker calls for $18b boost in transit, road funding

A sweeping measure would buy new vehicles and expand service at the T, tackle traffic congestion, and offer a tax break to telecommuters. → Read More

New Hampshire residents open wallets for Buttigieg, Sanders, and Warren

A breakdown of the fund-raising numbers for presidential candidates in N.H. from the second quarter. → Read More

How a salad bought at Logan Airport started an effort to require EpiPens on airplanes

A Harvard University student’s allergic reaction to a salad has prompted an advocacy effort to require airlines to have epinephrine auto-injectors — known as EpiPens — on planes. → Read More

For some young N.H. voters, Joe Biden doesn’t share their progressive values

The former vice president, headlining an event for the N.H. Young Democrats, the isn’t a top choice for some of those voters ahead of the nation’s first primary. → Read More

Markey campaign raises $1 million in latest fund-raising haul

Senator Ed Markey’s primary challenger, Shannon Liss-Riordan, said earlier this week that she loaned her campaign $1 million and raised just under $145,000 in the second quarter. → Read More

Baker seeks more oversight of Uber and Lyft

Governor Charlie Baker wants to toughen penalties on drivers who stalk customers or falsify accounts, and collect more data to understand how Uber and Lyft contribute to traffic. → Read More

Liss-Riordan loans campaign $1 million for Markey challenge

She raised just shy of $145,000 and will report about $992,000 in cash on hand for the second quarter, which ended June 30. → Read More

Warren returns to N.H. for town hall Monday

Elizabeth Warren is returning to the Granite State for the first time since appearing in the first Democratic debate. → Read More

Markey, Pressley, Kennedy propose federal grants for states that adopt Mass. gun laws

Massachusetts lawmakers are proposing a bill to encourage other states to pass gun licensing and red flag laws similar to those in the Bay State. → Read More

Chinatown has worst air quality in Massachusetts, report says

A new report shows that air pollution in Massachusetts disproportionately affects people of color. → Read More

New safety panel will review MBTA operations following derailments on Red and Green lines

A panel of national transit officials will do an “independent and transparent” review following a Red Line derailment that caused massive delays. → Read More

Galvin, Healey advocate for same-day voter registration on Beacon Hill

The Joint Committee on Elections held a hearing on voting rights bills Thursday where Mass. officials and advocates spoke in support of election day voter registration. → Read More

Astronauts, Jeff Bezos discuss future of space exploration at anniversary celebrating moon landing

The JFK Presidential Library and Museum held a day-long space summit Wednesday to look back at the history of the moon landing, discuss ongoing projects, and veer into the future of space exploration. → Read More

Baker touts climate resiliency bill in testimony before lawmakers

Governor Charlie Baker testified in front of the Joint Committee on Revenue to discuss his bill that would raise funds to help mitigate the effects of climate change. → Read More

Steyer’s group continues pressure on Neal to get Trump’s tax returns

‘Need to Impeach’ has put up two billboards in Richard Neal’s district that call on the representative to obtain President Trump’s tax returns. → Read More

Senate unanimously backs ban on drivers using hand-held devices

The Massachusetts Senate acted three weeks after the House approved its own version of the bill; their differences will now have to be reconciled. → Read More

Hands-free driving bill to get vote in Senate this week

Massachusetts is one of the last states in New England that doesn’t have a hands-free driving law on its books, but that may not true be for long. → Read More