According to the Herald, Tim Cahill has become the darling of organized labor — http://bostonherald.com/news/p… Another union once loyal to Democrat Gov. Deval Patrick defected to rival independent Tim Cahill, even as his campaign team insisted organized labor has his back. This is why it astounds me that Patrick is polling even as high as he is. But how on…Read More »
( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) As we all remember, Deval Patrick pledged to cut property taxes in 2006. Tim Cahill endorsed him, and under the Patrick-Cahill Administration property taxes have gone up by 11%! They think the only way to cut taxes is to raise them. Check out our new web video highlighting what Patrick said back…Read More »
Thanks to the Baker campaign for FB’ing this story, which addresses a question I have had for a long time now–
HOW CAN PROPERTY TAXES GO UP WHEN THE VALUES ARE GOING DOWN?????
From the Globe piece–
Overall, property values dropped in 281 communities for the fiscal year that ended June 30. Yet, Despite dropping home values, Massachusetts property tax…
Hey all you brilliant RMG bloggers, Jon Keller wants YOU to send him some good questions for the gubernatorial candidates!
[A] reminder and an appeal: we’re actively soliciting your proposed questions for the first televised debate among the candidates, set for Wednesday, September 8 from 7pm to 8pm live here on WBZ-TV and wbztv.com. Make them applicable to all…
(“Everything is beautiful in its own way” – Xtina – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Baker campaign: “Governor, there’s no beauty in raising taxes.” Governor Patrick’s insistence on higher taxes comes as the number of foreclosures rise, consumer and employer confidence is sinking, and the number of people filing for unemployment is at a six-month high. The Patrick-Cahill team…Read More »
The Boston Globe reported that there is a marked increase in the number of charter school applications this year, with 42 as compared to 14 last year. http://www.boston.com/news/loc… But before we start celebrating, we ought to remember that very few charter applications actually get approved. Kudos to Rick Gorka, Comms Director for Baker-Tisei, for pointing out that Patrick has politicized…Read More »
Baker is the ONLY candidate talking about this– let’s help him out with some suggestions. http://www.boston.com/news/loc… [Baker] accused Patrick and Cahill of “bunting and pussyfooting” on tough decisions he said were needed to rein in state spending, vowing to trim the state workforce by 5,000 employees and freeze new hiring. I recommend starting with the Secretary of Education and his…Read More »