Tag Archives: taxation

Boston City Election: What’s a conservative or libertarian to do?

This morning’s Herald has a great breakdown of yesterday’s Suffolk University poll. The rich detail from the marginals show that at-large City Councilor John Connolly is ahead by 7 points over state Representative Marty Walsh. Again, what’s a conservative or libertarian to do in this race? A detailed analysis would suggest that Connolly would reap the few Republican votes…

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Dizoglio vs Lyons on Raising Taxes

Yesterday on Tom Duggan’s “Paying Attention” radio program Methuen Democrat Diana DiZoglio, and Andover Republican Jim Lyons debated, for an hour, DiZoglio’s vote to overturn Governor Patrick’s veto of the Transportation Finance Bill and it’s higher taxes.  DiZoglio is trying out the line of the twelve House Members who changed their vote from against the taxes to supporting them, by…

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Stop Paying Taxes to Provide Abortion Services

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) How much control should the people-average taxpayers-have over how their government spends their money? In today’s political climate, the question is not merely academic.  Rather, it is, in many ways, driving ideological and policy debates both in Washington and on Beacon Hill.  Thanks in large part to the activities of the various…

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Non-Partisan Symposium “Who Pays for Local Government” on October 13, 2007

(You ALL should attend this if you care about state government! – promoted by Peter Porcupine) When:  October 13, 2007 from 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Where:  Quincy Marriot, with directions at  www.lwvma.org
Cost:  $40.00 with checks made payable to the LWVM Citizen Education Fund.[Includes continental breakfast and full lunch]
Attendees/panel members:  Leslie Kirwan, Secretary of Administration and Management, John…

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