Tag Archives: Richard Ross

Hedlund lone Senate vote against DeLeo-Jones Budget

Yesterday, Jim Lyons (R-Andover) and Marc Lombardo (R-Billerica) outlined seven major reasons they voted against the DeLeo-Jones FY15 Budget.  They were two of seven representatives that did so. Later in the afternoon the Senate took up the budget bill.  Senator Bob Hedlund (R-Weymouth) was the only Senator to vote against the out of control spending legislation.  Voting for the legislation…

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Senate Republicans Offer Alternative Congressional Districts Map

(Man what a great map – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Today the Senate Republicans filed an alternative Congressional redistricting proposal to comply with the state’s need to reduce its number of Congressional seats from 10 to 9 beginning with the 2012 elections. The plan was filed as an amendment to House Bill 3798, “An Act Establishing Congressional Districts,”…

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Tarr named Minority Leader

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Just came across this article from the Associated Press.   Congratulations to our new Minority Leader, Bruce Tarr. Mass. Sen. GOP Caucus taps Tarr as minority leader

By Associated Press Saturday, November 27, 2010 – The Massachusetts Senate Republican Caucus has announced that state Sen. Bruce Tarr of Gloucester will be the…

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State Senate GOP Can Singlehandedly Save Taxpayers Tens of Thousands of Dollars

When the 2011-2012 Massachusetts State Senate convenes in January, Republicans will see their numbers reduced from five out of forty to just four out of forty. Some think that such a small minority of members can’t unilaterally achieve anything in the body. But I disagree. There is at least one thing that the four Republican State Senators can do –…

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Why DO they run for office, anyway?

1.  I need a job (not true for Smulowitz, who was already employed as a physician- or Richard Ross, who has a solid funeral home business); some say that was true of Harry Truman; if so, he was not alone. 2.  A passion for governance, and desire to make a difference. 3.  Family tradition; some families seem to field one…

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