Monthly Archives: April 2010

Crist Bolts Republicans

Florida Governor Charlie Crist yesterday did what was widely expected, bolting the Republican Party to run for U.S. Senate in Florida as an independent. Crist summed up his new independence, from MSNBC: “I haven’t supported an idea because it’s a … Continue reading

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Cape Wind Scores Major Victory

The wind farm project known as “Cape Wind” scored a major victory yesterday, with Interior Secretary Kenneth Salazar clearing the project for construction. Although project opponents have vowed to litigate it appears that the project will now move forward. It … Continue reading

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Republicans Stop Financial Filibuster

Despite the breakdown of negotiations on a bipartisan financial reform bill Senate Republicans yesterday agreed to drop their filibuster and allow the bill to move forward. With debate scheduled to start today Republicans have changed the political strategy and will … Continue reading

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Cahill Strikes Back

Independent candidate for Governor Tim Cahill responded to the attack by the Republican Governor’s Association yesterday by releasing an internet video decrying negative attacks, and by placing the blame for the negativity squarely on Charlie Baker’s shoulders. Cahill, from the … Continue reading

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Republican Governors Association Wades In

The Republican Governor’s Association has waded in to the Massachusetts Governors race, launching an attack ad on independent candidate Tim Cahill. The ad appears to give some credence to recent polling showing Cahill substantially hurting Republican Charlie Baker in the … Continue reading

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Rose Gonzalez and Groundwork Lawrence on Mayor's Corner

Rose Gonzalez of Groundwork Lawrence was my guest on the Mayor’s Corner this month. We talked about the Spicket River Greenway, community supported agriculture, the upcoming improvements to the Howard Playground, and so much more. Thanks to Rose for being … Continue reading

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The President on the Auto Industry

The President talks this week about the rebound in the domestic auto industry, with some good news coming out of both General Motors and Chrysler. G.M. paid back both U.S. and Canadian Government loans five years ahead of schedule, an … Continue reading

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