The candidates for the 5th congressional race squared-off in their first televised debate. Watch below and vote for who you think won the debate.
Who won the debate?…
Please drop by Sunday to discuss the news shows starting with Fox News Sunday at 9am. Feel free to talk about the Sunday shows, about local politics, or anything at all. Until then, consider watching The DMZ which usually features local liberal political commentator Bill Scher pitted against conservative columnist Matt Lewis from The Daily Caller. This week Michael Brooks…Read More »
The Worcester Telegram is reporting that Beth Lindstrom, best known as Scott Brown’s campaign manager during his successful U.S. Senate run, is a potential candidate for lieutenant governor. Interestingly, the Telegram also mentions former Shrewsbury state Rep. Karyn Polito as already being a candidate for Lt. Governor. Two other names floating around of potential candidates are state Rep. Shauna O’Connell…Read More »
This is the last weekend to sign the petition to repeal the automatic gas tax increase. Find a location where you can sign here:
http://www.tankthegastax.org/final-weekend-schedule/ Unless the new law is repealed the gas tax will be tied to inflation. This means that the legislature never has to vote again to increase the gas tax. It will go up automatically every…
From Professor Maurice Cunningham, Chairman of the UMass Boston Political Science Department, blogging at MassPoliProfs: No elected official has pushed EBT card reform harder than Republican State Representative Shaunna O’Connell of Taunton. In recognition of her efforts I nominate her for “Political Entrepreneur of the Year.” I made the award up but entrepreneurs are important in politics. As John…Read More »