Tag Archives: Senate Republican Caucus

Senate Republicans Offer Alternative Congressional Districts Map

(Man what a great map – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Today the Senate Republicans filed an alternative Congressional redistricting proposal to comply with the state’s need to reduce its number of Congressional seats from 10 to 9 beginning with the 2012 elections. The plan was filed as an amendment to House Bill 3798, “An Act Establishing Congressional Districts,”…

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Another Political Boondoggle at MassDOT

Last year’s transportation reorganization was supposed to create efficiencies and yield huge savings for the state’s taxpayers.  Instead, it’s turning into another boondoggle that’s going to cost taxpayers even more money in the long run. The Patrick-Murray Administration already has the state in a heavy borrowing mode, with $10.3 billion set to be bonded out over the next 5 years.…

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Senate passes $100 million tax as GOP Caucus attempts to rein in Connector Authority

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The Massachusetts Senate Republican Caucus opposed a bill passed by Senate Democrats today that imposes a $100 million tax on hospitals to lower small business health insurance costs while granting greatly expanded powers to the state’s Health Care Connector Authority. Although Democrats insist the new “assessment” on hospitals is not a tax,…

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Ode To The State’s Taxpayers

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Senate Minority Leader Richard Tisei’s Ode to Massachusetts Taxpayers

(as delivered to the GOP8 St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast in Scituate) Four years ago, our state’s voters were told

By a newcomer who emerged from the Democratic fold Together we can!  Deval Patrick’s my name,

If you vote for me I promise you…

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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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