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Term Limits for Elected Cape Cod Regional Officials

Editor: I have recently proposed a  Barnstable County Home Rule Charter change regarding Term Limits. I formally propose that all elected Barnstable County officials be limited to serving three (3) consecutive terms in a position! Term limits would provide new people with innovative ideas to elected County office. Moreover, term limits will reduce the influence of special interests and extremist…

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Ron Beaty says that all Massachusetts political candidates should sign Taxpayer Protection Pledge

WEST BARNSTABLE, MA – January 16, 2012 – While continuing to research the process of obtaining a presidential pardon, and still essentially only contemplating a run for Barnstable County Commissioner later this year, Cape Cod citizen activist, Ron Beaty, Jr. declared today that he staunchly believes that all federal, state, county & municipal public office incumbents and candidates in Massachusetts…

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BEATY SAYS “NO” TO NEEDLESS CAPE COD REGIONAL GOVERNMENT EXPANSION & HIGHER COUNTY-WIDE TAXATION

     Ever since colonial times, counties have existed in conjunction with Massachusetts government.   Barnstable County was founded in the year 1685. Initially, counties had mainly judicial purposes; however, gradually more and more duties were assimilated, like management of the local prison system, control of specific medical care institutions, roadway maintenance, farming matters and recording of real estate deeds.…

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