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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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Senate Republican Caucus Pushes Nursing Home Tax Repeal

(Thank you Senator Tisei. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The Massachusetts Senate Republican Caucus is pushing for the repeal of the state’s controversial nursing home tax on non-Medicare patients. The tax was introduced in 2002, and was recently increased by the Patrick Administration to $19.17 a day.  Over the last eight years, the Caucus has repeatedly filed legislation…

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Tisei Outlines Finance Control Board Proposal for Lawrence on Fox 25 Morning News

Senate Minority Leader Richard R. Tisei appeared live on the Fox 25 Morning News today to discuss the Senate Republican Caucus’ proposal to install a finance control board in Lawrence to oversee spending decisions and help restore fiscal stability to the cash-strapped city. The Senate is expected to debate a $35 million bailout bill for Lawrence on Tuesday afternoon. You…

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Senate Republicans to push for Lawrence control board

The Massachusetts Senate Republican Caucus will be filing an amendment to the Lawrence bailout bill requiring the immediate appointment of a finance control board to manage the city’s finances. “Our plan is to offer a strong control board to ensure that fiscally responsible decisions are being made on behalf of the taxpayers in Lawrence,” said Senate Minority Leader Richard R.…

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