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Answers to Questions for Boston RCC State Committee Candidates Event 1/31

In preparation for the Boston Republican City Committee’s event for state committee candidates on January 31st, the organizers sent around a brief set of questions. I’ve posted my answers below. If you’re interested in attending the event on the 31st, it’s going to take place at the Park Street School (67 Brimmer Street) in Boston, from 6:30 until (I assume)…

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Cowett Announces Run for GOP State Committee

Michael Cowett has announced that he will be a candidate for Republican State Committeeman in the Middlesex and Suffolk state senatorial district, which includes all of Chelsea and Everett as well as the following sections of Cambridge and Boston: Cambridge: Ward 1 all, precinct 1 of ward 2, ward 3 all, precinct 2 of ward 4, and all of wards…

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BEATY SAYS “NO” TO NEEDLESS CAPE COD REGIONAL GOVERNMENT EXPANSION & HIGHER COUNTY-WIDE TAXATION

     Ever since colonial times, counties have existed in conjunction with Massachusetts government.   Barnstable County was founded in the year 1685. Initially, counties had mainly judicial purposes; however, gradually more and more duties were assimilated, like management of the local prison system, control of specific medical care institutions, roadway maintenance, farming matters and recording of real estate deeds.…

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Stand for Children: Recognize teachers based on performance, not just seniority

Yesterday, Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin transmitted to the state legislature An Act to Promote Excellence in Public Schools. The proposed initiative, if passed, would make necessary changes to state law to ensure every public school in Massachusetts gives effectiveness a more prominent role than seniority in decisions regarding teacher assignments and layoffs. This very concept not only…

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Next Round of Targeted State Rep Campaigns

Does anybody have any suggestions for possible contributions to races for state representative elections where the GOP may have an opportunity to retain or gain a seat?  I know the GOP is still trying to find somebody to take on the odious Garret Bradley in Hingham.  For those of you in the Hingham/Cohasset area who know a possible GOP candidate,…

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CA Redistricting Proves that Citizens Can and Should Draw the Lines: MA Should Follow Suit

This week California’s Citizens Redistricting Commission proved yet again that the everyday citizen is more than capable of drawing fair and representative district maps. Over the past eight months, the citizen-based commission has worked tirelessly to construct district maps for Congress, the state Legislature, and the Board of Equalization that successfully balanced the pleas of participants in 35 public input…

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