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Which Mass Dem will Stand in the Way of Justice for Justina Today?

Today, Representatives Marc Lombardo(R-Billerica) and Jim Lyons(R-Andover) will bring to the floor of the Massachusetts House a bipartisan resolution calling on DCF to free Justina Pelletier and give her back to her parents.   Pelletier, was taken from her parents due to a difference in medical opinion between doctors at Children’s Hospital and Tufts Medical Center.  For over a year…

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MassFiscalScorecard.org Update

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Today, the legislature voted on several proposals that would affect how lawmakers approach tax increases, among other things. There were several other key votes that took place. Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance will be updating our legislative scorecard (www.MassFiscalScorecard.org) with the new votes and scores. Please check our site this week for the updates.…

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MassFiscal Scorecard Updated with New Votes

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Boston, MA — Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance has updated its scorecard to reflect the roll call votes that took place late last week. The votes include the tech tax repeal and the failed attempt in the Senate to repeal a provision for automatically increasing the gas tax based on inflation. The scorecard can…

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Cavaretta Calls on Opponent to Debate State Transportation

For immediate release

May, 7, 2012 Contact: CavarettaCommittee@gmail.com

or (978) 310-1245 HQ Dean Cavaretta, Republican candidate for the Massachusetts State Senate, today called upon his Democratic opponent to debate transportation issues. “My opponent owes constituents an explanation why most state road, bridge and transit projects twice as long to build, and are two times over their original budgets, said Cavaretta.…

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March Madness and the Updated Bottle Bill

I’m a basketball fan like anyone else (though hopefully most of you are doing better with your bracket than I am), but the more pressing definition of “March Madness” is the action taken on March 20 by the Telecom, Utilities and Energy  Committee, chaired by Rep. John Keenan of Salem and  Sen. Ben Downing of Pittsfield.  Rather, I should say…

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