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New proposed MBTA board still doesn't have a Boston seat

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

MBTA boards may come and go, but one thing appears to be forever: the lack of a Boston-specific seat on the influential body, as has long chagrinned Hub residents and officials.
A new iteration of the T's governing board has landed on Gov. Charlie Baker's desk as part of the omnibus supplemental budget bill that both houses of the Legislature passed this week.
The new version would bump the number of seats from the former Fiscal & Management Control Board's five to the new board of directors' seven.
One would be the governor's secretary of transportation, and another five would be...
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