Tag Archives: Beacon Hill

MassFiscal Scorecard UPDATED

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The MassFiscal Scorecard has been updated once again with EIGHT new votes, four in both the House and Senate! The four new votes in the House of Representatives relate to the recent welfare reform bill debated in early November. The four new Senate votes were taken during the debate this past week…

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O’Connell Receives Strong Show Of Support

Over 300 people attended the “Reformer’s Reception” held by State Representative Shaunna O’Connell (R-Taunton) last Friday (September 20, 2013) at Benjamin’s Restaurant in Taunton, MA. Boston Herald columnist & WRKO talk show host Howie Carr was a special guest at the standing-room-only event with State Representative Geoff Diehl (R-Whitman) acting as the evening’s master of ceremonies. Also in attendance was…

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Anti-War Protests At John Kerry’s Louisbourg Square Home

H/T: Twitchy Today those opposed to waging war, on the side of Al-Qaeda in Syria, protested in front of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s Louisbourg Square Home. NEW PHOTO: @patrickheaton captures protestors outside Kerry's home in Beacon Hill, Boston shouting "Hands Off Syria" pic.twitter.com/xk9r62UPHB — Only In Boston (@OnlyInBOS) September 1, 2013 More after jump Outside John Kerry's Beacon…

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The Three Stars of Last Week’s Minimum Wage Hearing

(Michael Cowett is a Republican State Committeeman from Cambridge. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Last week, the legislature’s Joint Committee on Labor and the Workforce heard multiple hours of testimony on a proposal to increase the minimum wage in Massachusetts from $8 to $11/hr. Numerous representatives and senators appeared to testify, all of whom (in the hours I…

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Hearing on the Minimum Wage

Tomorrow, on Tuesday, June 11th, the legislature’s Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will be holding a hearing at 10 am in the Gardner Auditorium. They will consider several bills, one of which would significantly increase the minimum wage in Massachusetts. The bill is sponsored by four legislators: Senators Marc Pacheco (D-Taunton) and Dan Wolf (D-Harwich), Representative Michael Brady…

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With MA Gas Tax Hike, MA Would Be Higher Than National Average

(Ouch – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) A poll was recently conducted by the Campaign for Our Communities, showing 83% of MA residents would overwhelmingly oppose a 15 cent increase in the gas tax to help pay for transportation needs. Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance compared the proposed MA gas tax hike to the national average and other New England states.…

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