Tag Archives: Beacon Hill

MassFiscal Scorecard Update: 14 New Votes!

(Nice they scored the convention center debacle – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) From all of us at MassFiscal, we hope you and your families enjoyed Independence Day! We think it’s very much in keeping with the spirit of the Fourth of July to provide an update — with 14 new votes! — to our scorecard, as part…

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MassFiscal Scorecard Update: Two Environmental Bond Bill Votes

(MassFiscal Scores the pork laden environmental bond bill – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Yesterday, the Massachusetts House cast two roll call votes related to H. 4138, which authorizes nearly $2 billion in long-term borrowing to pay for various environmental projects across the Commonwealth. The Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance would have cast NO votes in both cases for reasons too…

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MassFiscal Scorecard Update: Budget Rules

(the scorecard – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) There’s not a lot left to mention that hasn’t already been said about the debate-stifling rules (H. 3999) adopted by the House of Representatives on Tuesday for debating the FY2015 budget. Needless to say, MassFiscal is scoring four of the most problematic votes taken during the debate. They are listed below…

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