Should The Legislature Reform Its Rules?

Some of the most important roll call votes take place once every two years during the “rules” debate. The Sunlight Foundation recently said that Massachusetts is one of just four states to earn an “F” grade for a lack of transparency in state government. We can and must do better! Below are our top 5 recommendations for the legislature to…

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My favorite SOTU by TOTUS..

I may actually watch the State of The Union address tonight by the Teleprompter of The United States.  Normally I would not, but last Tuesday night was the season finale of ‘Oak Island’ and there really is not anything good to watch otherwise.   One of the influencing factors will be the pleasure of watching that JackAss blab his way…

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“I’m not going to raise fees”

(Cross posted at red.ma.altercate.net) That campaign promise ended quickly.

http://www.thevalleydispatch.c… Baker last week allowed dozens of fee increases, proposed by the Deval Patrick Administration, for recreational activities at state parks run by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) to take effect. Hikes include an increase in camping fees from $15 to $22 per day for residents and from…

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Baker AGAIN forsakes party

(He should have picked a Republican for an elective position.  This was a significant misstep by the Governor.   – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Yet again Charlie Baker has forsaken building the Republican Party by appointing a Democrat as Bristol County District Attorney.  This was the perfect opportunity to build the party by installing a Republican in an…

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Fattman Campaign Manager Nominated for National Local Campaign Manager of the Year Pollie

Jordanne Anderson, former Fattman for Senate campaign manager, has been nominated for the prestigious American Association of Political Consultants’ 2015 Pollie Award for Local Campaign Manager of the Year.  Anderson, at just 22-years-old, steered the campaign of Rep. Ryan Fattman (R-Webster) to a landslide 56% to 44% victory over 44-year incumbent politician, Sen. Richard Moore (D- Uxbridge). Considered the “Oscars…

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Baker Administration Enacts Three Month Regulatory Pause

Today, the Baker Adminstration announced that the Governor has instituted a three month pause on all new regulations as a first step to ridding the state of job killing regulations.  In a press release the administration stated: Governor Charlie Baker today announced a 90-day pause on all new regulations to allow for the Administration’s long-term goal of streamlining unnecessarily burdensome…

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