"It's a good jobs report. It's still not 250,000, but it's better than expectations. It's mildly encouraging given that people expected Sandy and fiscal cliff and blah blah blah to have an impact."
– Michael Mullaney, chief investment officer, Fiduciary Trust in Boston, on November employment report.
"The idea of an energy center is good, but we didn't like its association with the fracking industry."
- John Braxton, a professor at Community College of Philadelphia, objecting to the school's accepting $15,000 in scholarship grants from the Marcellus Shale Coaltion.
"We want parents to understand that the government is filing the lawsuit because we believe the product to be a substantial hazard . . .."