Monthly Archives: March 2009

Paleologos With New Poll Tonight on Channel 7

Suffolk University pollster David Paleologos will be on with Andy Hiller unveiling the latest state poll numbers, including measurements of Governor Patrick. The Governor has had a tough month politically, and it will be interesting to see what the numbers … Continue reading

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Methuen Wins E-Government Award

The City of Methuen, for the third consecutive year, has been recognized by the Common Cause Campaign for Open Government with its e-government award. This award is given to communities that post all basic documents, such as agenda’s, minutes, by-laws, … Continue reading

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Geithner Rolls the Dice

The long awaited financial plan designed to aid and revive the country’s banking system was unveiled by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner yesterday. Wall Street rallied on the news, sending the stock market up 7 percent for the day. Geithner is … Continue reading

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Will be on WCAP tommorow at 4:…

Will be on WCAP tommorow at 4:40 on the afternoon show talking local politics.

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Welcome Home Sgt. Donald Pearce Jr.

On Saturday night I had the privelege of presenting a welcome home citation to Sgt Donald Pearce Jr., who has returned from Iraq. Sgt. Pearce has had five separate tours of duties in combat zones, including three in Iraq, and … Continue reading

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Now on Twitter

I now have a twitter feed, which you can access at http://twitter.com/billmanzi I am nowhere near as advanced as Dick Howe, but I am trying! I may ask him for a 30 minute tutorial on the finer points of twittering. … Continue reading

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Secretary Aloisi in Methuen Video

Secretary James Aloisi visited Methuen recently to testify before the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Transportation. I have posted all of the video of his testimony as well as his answers to questions that the Committee had for him. I took … Continue reading

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Therese Murray Joins Jon Keller

A link to an interview that Keller had on Thursday with Senate President Therese Murray. Murray talks of the difficulties inherent in consolidating large state transportation agencies, speaks of the difficulties with Secretary James Aloisi, and talks about the relationship … Continue reading

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Governor Patrick Moves on Pension Reform

Governor Patrick today outlined some of his key priorities in the area of pension reform, hitting some key points in an interview with the Globe. The Governor has been buffeted by some tough political stories lately, and some will point … Continue reading

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U.S. Seizes Two Wholesale Credit Unions

The U.S. Government seized the country’s two largest wholesale credit unions on Friday after their balance sheets did not pass government muster. From the Wall Street Journal: In the latest move by federal authorities to prop up the nation’s banking … Continue reading

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