Monthly Archives: March 2009

Marian Walsh Withdraws

Senator Marian Walsh today withdrew from consideration for the job at HEFA that had caused Governor Deval Patrick so much political heartburn. From the State House News Service: Sen. Marian Walsh, standing next to Gov. Deval Patrick outside his office, … Continue reading

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Methuen High School Hoedown

Methuen High School had its “High School Hoedown” last week in the school cafe, and it really was a great time. It is an annual event put on by our outstanding Food Services Department and its Director, Wayne Vespa. It … Continue reading

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Reform MBTA Health Care and Save a Billion

Michael Widmer of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation has just issued a report that proposes reforms to the existing MBTA health care system that could save one billion dollars over twenty years. In looking at the existing system it is not … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

The Obama Administration’s plans for G.M. and Chrysler seem to be taking shape publicly for the first time, with selected leaks out of the Administration laying out a map of where this debacle might end up. Today’s Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

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Obama Auto Announcement Visit for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy

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Auto Task Force Delivers a Harsh Verdict

The Obama Administration delivered a harsh verdict on the futures of G.M and Chrysler, calling for strong medicine before additional federal funding is provided. The Administration dismissed the current version of both companies plans for viability, saying that neither would … Continue reading

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Wagoner Forced Out at G.M.

With President Obama scheduled to talk tommorow about bailouts for both G.M. and Chrysler it was announced tonight that Rick Wagoner was stepping down as CEO of G.M., effective immediately. The news was leaked by White House sources, as was … Continue reading

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