Monthly Archives: March 2008

Like a Phoenix- Al Gore on Ballot Two

With both major candidates locked in a political death struggle, and with the possibility of a first ballot deadlock could Al Gore emerge as a compromise candidate on ballot two at the convention? While the idea (as far as I … Continue reading

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State Budget Problems

Matt Viser of the Boston Globe has a story in today’s Globe that outlines some of the hard realities facing State budget writers as they prepare for the new fiscal year. From the Globe: As the sputtering economy sends shocks … Continue reading

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The Social Security Report

Social Security and Medicare trustees issued dire warnings in their annual reports about the financial problems that both programs face in the very near future. From the Washington Post: The trustees, issuing a once-a-year analysis, said the resources in the … Continue reading

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Live Call in Show on MCTV

Tommorow night Wednesday March 26 at 7:30 I will be hosting a live show on MCTV that will allow you to call in and ask me questions on the air. The call in number is 978-689-8627, and the show will … Continue reading

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt a big success

With State Representative Linda Dean Campbell doing the honors of announcing the countdown over 300 Methuen youngsters enjoyed our annual Easter Egg hunt at Veterans Park in Methuen, making a mad dash to collect the eggs hidden all over our … Continue reading

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Foreclosure Legislation Workshop April 2

The Methuen City Council has scheduled a workshop on April 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Great Hall, Searles Building to discuss the foreclosure ordinance I have submitted. The Council will also take public input as well. We are seeking … Continue reading

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Media Correction- Valley Patriot

The Valley Patriot has posted a headline on its website that is factually incorrect and leads to an inference in the smaller print that needs correcting. The headline: With Chief’s fate “officially” undecided Methuen Posts Chief and Deputy positions Methuen … Continue reading

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Linda Dean Campbell Reports

State Representative Linda Dean Campbell has issued a report to City officials detailing some of the many issues she has been actively involved in at the state level. As a first term Representative she has done a great job, and … Continue reading

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Final Report of Route 110/113 Rotary Study

Senator Steve Baddour has issued a constituent letter informing us that a draft version of the “Final Report of the Route 110/113 Methuen Rotary Study” is now available for review. From the Baddour letter. I am writing to inform you … Continue reading

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Richardson endorses Obama

A.P. is reporting that Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico will endorse Barack Obama at an event today in Portland, Oregon. Richardson is the only Hispanic governor in the country, and his endorsement was heavily sought by both Obama and … Continue reading

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