Tag Archives: biotechnology

Parks Suspicious of Gov. Patrick “Initiative”

Canada Free Press (6/15/08), With the news of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s $1 billion initiative to “woo” biotech businesses to The Bay State, not all are blindly cheering. State Representative candidate Bob Parks (R) of the 2nd Franklin District is suspicious of the governor’s motives. “Two years ago, I suggested our district apply directly to HUD and receive Empowerment Zone…

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Renowned Economists Endorse Keith McCormic

(Go Keith Go.  Keith is a product of the Ron Paul Revolution a libertarian who has come home to our right of center party.  good luck Keith.  And who’d of thunk that a Republican in Massachusetts would have received an endorsement of a Smith College professor.  WOW! – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Thursday March 20th, State Senate candidate Keith McCormic’s…

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Still a bad bill, Patrick’s Biotech Giveaway

Forget about the divergence between DiMasi and Patrick. They’ve been coming together on a few things this week (corporate taxes being one). The Globe is playing up Patrick momentum. The biotech bond bill a giveaway to the favorite industry of our new industrial planning class is moving ahead after some reconciliation. It is still a bad bill. State government should…

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Deval’s economic bet on biotech

Governor Deval Patrick’s proposed $1 billion biotech package embodies an economic bet. It assumes that state government can successfully pull the levers of industrial policy; that state government, better than private investors, can pick winners. Will it work? What will happen if it doesn’t work? What happens if California becomes the ultimate destination? These are among the hard questions few…

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