Monthly Archives: October 2007

SCHIP Override Fails

With 273 votes, including 44 Republicans, the override of the Bush veto on SCHIP failed in the House of Representatives yesterday. Democrats pledged to bring the bill back with only minor changes, and it appears that if those changes are … Continue reading

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Trauma Intervention Program Annual Dinner

Jayan Landry, the CEO Executive Director of the Merrimack Valley Trauma Intervention Program, has put together a truly outstanding organization that does so much good in the most difficult of times. I had the opportunity to attend the 14th annual … Continue reading

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Veterans Director Named

I have selected a Veterans Agent to replace the retired Edward Hoppy Curran. After a search committee made a recommendation I will send the name of Thomas Hargreaves to the City Council as the next Veterans Agent. From the Press … Continue reading

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Campbell Endorses Manzi

State Representative Linda Dean Campbell today endorsed my candidacy for re-election as the Mayor of Methuen. I have a truly great working relationship with Representative Campbell, and I consider her to be an outstanding public servant. I am honored that … Continue reading

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New Playground Equipment for CGS

On Saturday I joined the Principal of the CGS Brandi Kwong for the unveiling of the new Playground equipment at the CGS School in East Methuen. The Comprehensive Grammar School is the oldest of our four K-8 schools, and this … Continue reading

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Tsongas Wins the Fifth

Democrat Niki Tsongas won the Fifth Congessional seat in a relatively tight election last night, defeating Republican Jim Ogonowski by 51% to 45%. Tsongas won the race by winning the urban areas (Lawrence, Lowell, Haverhill) and racking up good margins … Continue reading

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SCHIP Rubber Meets the Road

Today’s Washington Post has a story detailing the real results of the continuing funding battle over the State Children’s Health Insurance program. The House on Thursday will attempt an override of the President’s veto, but it does not appear that … Continue reading

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