ICYMI: Jeff Jacoby Column On Closing the Union Loophole

( – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby recently devoted his column to the effort of two companies owned by MassFiscal board members to overturn Massachusetts’ unconstitutional “union loophole.” The beginning of Jacoby’s column follows; you can read the whole thing at the link above. WHAT DOES Massachusetts have against the First Amendment? A lawsuit filed…

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Beacon Hill Institute schools Natural Resources Defense Council on basic economics and the EPA.

[Author’s note: The environmentalist left has mounted a campaign to discredit any cost-benefit analysis conducted by state policy think tanks. The criticism of such studies turn out to be more than mere invective and devoid of any substance. Groups such as the Union of Concerned Scientists, the NRDC and Forecast the Facts rely not on economics but ad hominem attacks…

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As If We Needed More Evidence that Charlie Hates Primaries

Secretary of State William Galvin: Gov. Charlie Baker’s budget would eliminate presidential primary BOSTON – Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin said that under Gov. Charlie Baker’s budget proposal, he will not have enough money to run a presidential primary in 2016. “Apparently, the governor only wants 49 states to vote. He doesn’t want this one,” Galvin, a Democrat, told…

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