Tag Archives: Mark Montigny

Sen. Mark Montigny (D-New Bedford) & his $1.1 million war chest

A reporter for the New Bedford Standard-Times interviewed me a few days ago concerning long-term incumbent State Senator Mark Montigny. Sen. Montigny has the largest war chest on Beacon Hill and he appears to have spent it in interesting, albeit apparently legal, ways – thus speaking the reporter’s curiosity. MassGOP Chairman Jennifer Nassour & Steve Poftak, from the Pioneer Institute,…

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Montigny, Pacheco, Lennon eye Auditor Position.

http://www.wickedlocal.com/new…
Newton Alderman Scott Lennon is “seriously considering” a run for his boss’s position as State Auditor. Democratic New Bedford Sen. Mark Montigny has also eyed the post. Sen. Marc Pacheco told the News Service Thursday he would consider running if DeNucci did not. All around the commonwealth Democrats are getting bored in their current positions an looking to move…

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Justifying The Wrong Thing To Do

In 2004, the Democrats siezed from Governor Romney the ability to appoint an interim senator to provide equal representation for Massachusetts. In 2009 the law is again reversed by the many of the same Democrats. The guise of changing the law to ensure Massachusetts is equally represented is hollow if not transparent. Senator Mark Montigny if this is the rationale…

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Putting Stimulus Money into the Trash – Bailout Funded Solar Rubbish Bins in Mass

( – promoted by DD4RP) Heaping $21.8 million of federal stimulus money into 6,000 solar-powered trash compactors isn’t passing the smell test for lawmakers already concerned about wasting the Bay State’s share of the bailout windfall. The pricey garbage cans, which cost about $3,600 each, would be installed in all 250 state-owned parks if the funding is approved. “It’s projects…

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SouthCoast Rail Authorized in Bond Bill

http://www.southcoasttoday.com… BOSTON – Sen. Mark C.W. Montigny, D-New Bedford, is pushing Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration to get started on commuter rail as soon as possible. The Senate approved Sen. Montigny’s amendment to a $1.5 billion, statewide transportation bond bill that would give the administration authority to begin design and construction south of Cotley Junction in East Taunton The Patrick administration…

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Sen. Motigny’s Junket to Taipai…. no seriously

I didn’t see anyone else point out this article from a few days ago, but I really think it’s a big deal.   We have a one of the top level Dems in the state taking junket’s to Taipai and other places and probably misusing campaign funds.   These are the stories that we need to keep bringing to people’s…

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