Tag Archives: Michael Knapik

Thursday Debate and Post Debate Analysis

(Two debates ib two nights – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Please join Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance and the Western Massachusetts media consortium for a debate in Springfield on Thursday with the Republican candidates; Dan Winslow, Gabriel Gomez and Mike Sullivan. Following the debate, there will be a Post Debate Analysis open to the public.   Please join Massachusetts Fiscal…

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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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State Senate GOP Can Singlehandedly Save Taxpayers Tens of Thousands of Dollars

When the 2011-2012 Massachusetts State Senate convenes in January, Republicans will see their numbers reduced from five out of forty to just four out of forty. Some think that such a small minority of members can’t unilaterally achieve anything in the body. But I disagree. There is at least one thing that the four Republican State Senators can do –…

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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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