Monthly Archives: January 2013

Steve Lynch Kicks Off

Rep. Steve Lynch will kick off his campaign today, traveling to Springfield, Worcester, and ending in South Boston at Iron Workers Hall. He has a Facebook Page, and a new video highlighting his working class roots. I have attached that … Continue reading

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A Health Care Break for Massachusetts Hospitals Draws Scrutiny

Governor Deval Patrick today named William “Mo” Cowan as the interim U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, and he will be immediately faced with an issue of great import to Massachusetts hospitals. Senator Tom Coburn and Senator Claire McCaskill have offered legislation … Continue reading

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Lynch an Underdog but….

The race to succeed John Kerry in the U.S. Senate is about to move into high gear, with Democrats Steve Lynch and Ed Markey prepared to kick off their campaigns this week, with Lynch kicking off at the Iron Workers … Continue reading

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A Balanced Budget Amendment With No Balanced Budget

The Republican House caucus recently conducted a members “retreat” to discuss many things, among which was their own dysfunction, what to do about the “debt ceiling”, how to deal with a President who keeps rolling them, and what to do … Continue reading

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The Massachusetts Governor's Race

The Massachusetts Governor’s race will shortly come into focus, with the Senate special election diverting some attention in the short term, but the main event is not that far away. The withdrawal of Lt. Governor Tim Murray has opened the … Continue reading

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Transportation Projects Funded by Governor

The Governor has unveiled a large and ambitious set of transportation infrastructure investments in his recently released budget and transport finance plans. The Mass DOT has released the full list on their website, and I have posted those projects below. … Continue reading

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The Governor's New Budget- More Choices

The Governor filed his FY 2014 Budget this week, and I would venture a guess that the Legislature’s collective head is about to explode. His budget builds the tax increases he unveiled earlier in to pay for transportation and education … Continue reading

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