Tag Archives: Robert DeLeo

Scalping Democracy

There is an interesting detail behind this brewing scandal over the ticket scalping legislative shenanigans. First, let us all agree that one of the forces driving the effort to reform the anti-scalping law was that the individual fan was being victimized by both the scalpers and the law. Need a ticket, bend over. Got an extra ticket, either bend over…

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What is the purpose of a rainy day fund?

Writing in the Milford Daily News Robert DeLeo (D-Winthrop) and chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee belittles a GOP proposal that would set aside $450 from the state’s rainy day fund for local aid to cities and towns. He calls the plan a gimmick. Not all of the chairman’s points are without merit but he fails to answer…

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