Tag Archives: Beacon Hill

Breaking: PolitickerMA reports Jones has 9 votes

PolitickerMA.com is reporting that Brad Jones (R-North Reading) has garnered enough votes in the Minority Caucus to retain his leadership post. Barrows backs Jones, gives him enough votes to retain post

Breaking a much speculated eight-to-eight tie, Republican state Rep. F. Jay Barrows said Monday that he will support Brad Jones’ effort to retain his post as House minority leader.…

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Hello from Lew Evangelidis

(Go, Lew, Go! – promoted by Cool Cal) Dear Red Mass Group members, As many of you know, I announced earlier this week that I’m seeking the position of Minority Leader of the House Republican Caucus when elections are held in January. First, let me say thank you so much for caring about the future of our party here in…

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“Why’s everybody always picking on me?”

Deval Patrick is doing his best to channel the Coasters by in effect asking those at the Beacon Hill Institute “Why’s everybody always picking on me?”. Enough with the “cheap shots,” said Gov. Deval Patrick, complaining again about media coverage and blaming criticism of his proposals on “cynicism.” Oh yeah? Enough with the whining, countered a couple of critics. Patrick…

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SouthCoast Democrat Proposes State House Ethics Reforms

(Where is the House Minority Leadership Caucus. Why are the Democrats getting the upper hand on this issue? – promoted by EaBo Clipper) http://www.southcoasttoday.com… BOSTON – State Rep. John F. Quinn and another Democratic House member are proposing ethics reforms, including term limits for the House speaker, following a wave of Statehouse scandals. The package, being put together by Reps.…

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PolitickerMA reports: Jeff Perry Not Seeking Leadership but Supports a Change

PolitickerMA.comis reporting today that Jeff Perry (R-Sandwich) is not seeking the leadership of the House GOP caucus.  However he does support a change in leadership.  I have heard through the grapevine that another candidate will emerge but have not been told who that candidate is. Update: Sorry for the previous confusion I blogged this from my cell phone and…

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PolitckerMA: Polito Backing Perry

Good news in the House Leadership fight for those looking for a change.  State Representative Karyn Polito (R-Shrewsbury) is supporting Representative Perry (R-Sandwich) for the Minority Leadership post, according to PolitickerMA.com. Karyn Polito is among a group of Republican state representatives who are backing Jeff Perry to become House Minority Leader, according to several staffers in the State House.…

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