Author Archives: gboag

Unlike Obama Governor Patrick is a polical heaveyweight

     I do not support Governor Patrick’s proposal to raise the income tax nor his boost in state spending. But his proposal to cut the sales tax demonstrates he is operating on a political level light years ahead of the state’s Republican leadership.

    For full disclosure I will point out that I ran for state rep arguing…

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RESPONSE TO BULLYING CHARGE

  I am writing in response to Cathy Richardson’s accusation in a Sun article that I am bullying her to accept a debate. This is a serious charge that should not be made frivolously. I am disappointed that my opponent has resorted to such name calling. I would like to point out that I was asked to comment after she…

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CATHY RICHARDSON DUCKING DEBATE WITH GEORGE BOAG

The Lowell Sun is reporting Cathy Richardson is ducking a debate with George Boag in the State Rep primary for Dracut and Tyngsborough. I spoke with John Collins and he confirmed that Richardson was refusing to debate. Richardson has no website and her campaign literature only mentions one issue, being a full time state rep. Looks like she is already…

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LETS DEBATE THE MBTA BAILOUT BEFORE THE ELECTION

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FROM THE COMMITTEE TO ELECT GEORGE BOAG

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    GEORGE BOAG

    george@voteboag.com     Today I wrote my opponent, State Rep. Colleen Garry, and asked her to take a public position on raising taxes or tolls for an MBTA bailout. The vote on this matter will occur after the election. Speaker…

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COMMUNITY PRESERVATION PAID FOR BY THE COMMUNITY

The recent unanimous House vote to begin funding the Community Preservation Act with money from the state budget is a popular but bad idea. The money would be better spent on unrestricted local aid. This is an example of giving half a loaf each to two popular programs when giving a full loaf to only one would be more effective.…

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REGIONAL 911 FUTURE MONEYPIT

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GEORGE BOAG

george@voteboag.com     The story in the Tuesday’s Lowell Sun about creation of a regional 911 system was incomplete. The story only dealt with the city of Lowell. It claimed the city would save money. I doubt this is true but I haven’t examined the numbers. I do know that for the town of…

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