Tag Archives: budget cuts

Beaty Asks Governor Patrick, Murray & Others, To Sign ‘Taxpayer Protection Pledge’

For social justice reasons, and simply as one of the tens of thousands of registered voters and citizens of this Commonwealth, I am writing to openly, respectfully and impartially call upon Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, Senate President Therese Murray, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, State Senator Dan Wolf, as well as all federal, state, county & municipal public office incumbents and…

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Senate Approves Budget 33-6

Late last night the Senate passed a $27.35 billion budget that included a 25% increase in the state sales tax, entered Massachusetts into the Powerball lottery, eliminated the DC office, some reduction in prescription drug waste,  and increased exemptions under the Pacheco Law. The Senate rejected nearly every attempt at serious reforms including: a repeal of the Pacheco Law, a…

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Doing what he’s does best running his mouth! Barney Frank gets ahead of Barry O

Poor Barney. He just can't keep his trap closed. Taking his cue from Barry O, Barney's eager to “spread the wealth.” He's ready for a stimulus and guess who's hide will be cut? The military, of course! After the November election, Democrats will push for a second economic stimulus package that includes money for the states' stalled infrastructure projects, along…

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