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Baddour Hits the Airwaves

Senator Steve Baddour hit the airwaves with a new TV spot touting his independence from Beacon Hill. Despite some turmoil in the GOP ranks in that Senate fight Baddour has taken the race seriously, having a big campaign kickoff in … Continue reading

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Baddour on New Texting Ban

Senator Steve Baddour talks with VB about the texting ban set to go into effect on October 1. Nice guest appearance by Matt Fitzgerald, showing up with pies from Mann’s that actually stayed in the box this time. http://www.myfoxboston.com/video/videoplayer.swf?dppversion=4350

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Baddour to Promote New Driving Safety Measures

State Senator Steven Baddour announced his support for mandatory road and vision tests for individuals who reach 85 in light of a series of recent crashes involving elderly drivers. Baddour indicated support for a bill filed by Senator Brian Joyce … Continue reading

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The Nuclear Option

With the clock running Governor Deval Patrick faces some key political choices in the next few days, including whether to sign the Transportation Bill, and what to do on the state budget. The Governor has threatened a veto of the … Continue reading

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Panel on State Finance Delivers Grim News

The panel on state finance convened by State Senator Steve Baddour met at Northern Essex last night, and the news was uniformly grim. With the State Senate poised to deliver a budget today that will be even more austere than … Continue reading

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Baddour to Host Economic Summit

State Senator Steve Baddour will host a forum on the state of the economy, as well as the Massachusetts Budget tonight Tuesday May 12th at 6:00 p.m. Guests will include Treasurer Tim Cahill, Michael Widmer of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation, … Continue reading

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Left Holding the Bag on the Quinn Bill

The State Legislature, as they contemplate major cuts in the budget, are considering totally cutting the financing for the “Quinn Bill”, which provides extra pay to police officers for education. This program has traditionally been paid for by the combination … Continue reading

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Gas Tax Battle Heats Up

The political battle over the Governor’s proposal to hike the gas tax by 19 cents per gallon moved up a notch today, with (the great and powerful) Senator Steve Panagiotakos, Chair of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, appearing to … Continue reading

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