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As Gov. Baker testifies on energy, polling shows voters favor solar, other renewables

Gov. Charlie Baker is testifying today on Beacon Hill in support of two pieces of legislation his administration has filed on energy issues. The first would lift the cap on net metering for solar power, increasing the amount that residents, businesses and communities can get back from electric companies for generating their own solar power. The […]


New Paper Finds Evidence of Fabrication in International Surveys

Data fabrication (i.e. creating fake survey data) has been a concern since the beginning of organized survey research. The risk has always been present that someone in the chain of survey data collection and processing would simply invent the data rather than gathering it the right way. A new paper from MPG President Steve Koczela and several co-authors […]

MPG Receives HHS Grant to Hold Conference on Survey Data Fabrication

The MassINC Polling Group will work with the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at The University of Chicago to hold a conference on survey data fabrication in 2016. The work will be funded through a grant awarded to NORC and MPG from the US Department of Health and Human Services. This conference funding is the […]