Tag Archives: energy

BHI Study: NED Natural Gas Pipeline would strongly benefit MA

  BOSTON – (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s (TGP) proposed Northeast Energy Direct Pipeline (NED) would bring both significant short-term and long-term benefits to Massachusetts according to an economic analysis based on two models by the Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University. TGP is a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, Inc., which funded the Institute’s study. The Beacon Hill…

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Five Things: Hughes Keeps Pressure up, Gas Tax Repeal Effort, Software Tax Repeal Effort and more

Kirsten Hughes Keeps Up Pressure on Dem Flip Floppers In yesterday’s Lowell Sun Kirsten Hughes kept up the pressure on Democratic tax flip floppers. In the middle of a summer heat wave, in an off-election year, when a royal baby and courthouse dramas captured the public’s attention, the Democrats at the Statehouse enacted massive tax increases worth at least…

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What would you rather drive – the vehicle on the left or the vehicle on the right?

The vehicle on the left is the hybrid electric/combustion Chevy Volt.  Due to disasterous sales the price has been dropped 12.5% from a staggering  $39,995 to $34,995.  YTD Chevy has sold 11,643 Volts to customers who are supposedly clammering for alternative power vehicles – at least that is what you hear when Obama talks.  At 100K miles the battery in…

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Sorry Ed Markey, WhiteHouse.gov says Evergreen Solar was funded by federal government

Ed Markey told a whopper of a lie, in tonight’s debate.  In response to Ed Markey questioning his business record, Gabriel Gomez mentioned Markey’s “green energy” boondoggles.  Specifically Gomez brought up A123 Systems and Evergreen Solar.  Markey’s response?  “Evergreen Solar was funded by the state, not the federal government.”   Too bad for Ed Markey, this just isn’t true.  Evergreen…

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The New Normal

Jeff Semon is a canididate for U.S. Congress in MA-5. For more information please visit www.jeffin2012.com Gasoline prices have been steadily rising over the past month. They now hover around $3.70 per gallon. The “official” unemployment rate has climbed to 8.3% (although the “real” unemployment rate is closer to 16%) and millions of Americans are “underwater,” owing more money on…

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Exports Create Jobs & Wealth

Jeff Semon is from Lexington, MA and a Candidate for U.S. Congress in MA-5. Please visit www.jeffin2012.com for more information. In a move that further exemplifies why we must redirect our government in order to restore our economy, Rep. Ed Markey (D) MA-5 has decided to fight the law of supply & demand. His consistent failure to understand basic economics…

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