Tag Archives: Campaign 2014

BBJ: Baker’s pick for A&F chief, Kristen Lepore, wins praise as fiscal hawk

From Jay Fitz’s piece in today’s Boston Business Journal. Gov.-elect Charlie Baker’s choice as the state’s new budget chief is winning praise as a fiscal disciplinarian and someone who knows the ins and outs of state government’s byzantine financial structure. Baker, who takes office as governor in January, has selected Kristen Lepore as his future secretary of administration and finance,…

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Quick thoughts on the Polito pick for LG

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) It’s official Charlie Baker has picked former state rep Karyn Polito as his running-mate. Some quick observations: 1) The ticket is a pretty good fit geographically. Western MA voters should be happy.

2) Polito did reasonably well in 2010 in her unsuccessful run for state Treasurer against Steve Grossman. She also has…

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