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In Jessica’s Law, GOP spots political opening

By Jim O’Sullivan and Kyle Cheney/STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

Sun Jun 29, 2008 BOSTON – Fielding candidates in under a quarter of legislative elections, Republicans are determined to use pending child protection legislation to force Democrats to choose between bucking House leadership or risk being seen as soft on crime. Legislative Republicans spy in the debate over the so-called Jessica’s…

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Lebeaux in race for Senate seat


ssutner@telegram.com John I. Lebeaux, a candidate for the state Senate seat being vacated by Edward M. Augustus Jr., D-Worcester, who is stepping down at the end of the year, says he is a Republican in the tradition of former Gov. William F. Weld, fiscally conservative but liberal on most social issues. “I want…

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MassLive.com: Republicans complain of improper use of stationery by state Rep. Joseph Wagner

by The Republican Newsroom

Thursday May 29, 2008, 7:47 PM By HOLLY ANGELO

hangelo@repub.com CHICOPEE – The Massachusetts Republican Party filed a complaint with the State Ethics Commission today alleging that state Rep. Joseph F. Wagner used official state stationery to invite guests to a fund-raising dinner. Wagner, who is chairman of the House Transportation Committee, denied the allegation, saying…

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