Tag Archives: Robert DeLeo

Beaty Calls Upon DeLeo to Step Down as Speaker

Liberal Democrat Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo should officially step down! When elected as a Republican State Representative for the 5th Barnstable District, I shall formally make that request. Tainted legislative leadership is NOT acceptable in our General Court! There are times that our elected representatives must exhibit leadership by example, and have the courage not to simply be a…

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Pedone Mum on Need for Special, Brownsberger Plans to Assist from Senate

By Matt Murphy

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JAN. 10, 2011….Rep. Vincent Pedone on Tuesday deferred to his colleagues over whether there should be a special election to fill the Worcester House seat he’s vacating, while Rep. William Brownsberger said he was prepared to respond to his constituents from the Senate if his seat goes unfilled in 2012.…

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Transgender Bill on the Move, Chairman Sees House Vote This Week

By Kyle Cheney

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, NOV. 14, 2011..A legislative committee has begun polling its members on a long-stalled bill to include transgender residents in the state’s non-discrimination laws, setting up a vote in the House this week, according to a top deputy to Speaker Robert DeLeo. The Judiciary Committee issued a poll Monday afternoon to…

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Five Blind Mice eviscerate municipal reform

In politics and government as in life there are few immutable truths.  Here is one: If an elected official is proud of something – if he thinks it is a good thing and worthy of praise –  he does not announce it on a Friday evening, via a written statement. Here is another: If an elected official knows something he…

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