Tag Archives: Democrats

Dianne Feinstein: Only “Real Reporters” should get Shield Law Protection

That paragon protector of civil liberties, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) is at it again. This time she’s filed an amendment to a federal media shield law saying that only “real reporters” should be protected.  How does she define a “real reporter”?  TechDirt.com has the answer. But onto the “who’s really a journalist” argument. Some elected officials feel the language…

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Ethics Commission Fires Back at Wolf

Story now in the Boston Hearld


Matt Stout The state Ethics Commission struck back at Cape Air founder and gubernatorial candidate Dan Wolf in a rare public statement today, criticizing the Harwich state senator for what it called an “inaccurate” account of advice it gave him about potential conflicts of interest. The commission, in a statement released today, disputed…

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5 Things: Anti Casino Ballot Question, Western Special Date Set, Heroux Responds, and more

Coalition of Conservatives and Progressives Band to Stop Gambling A Coalition of pro-family and progressive groups have banded together to stop the state’s casino law.  Common enemies sure make strange bedfellows. A diverse coalition of public health, municipal, family and religious leaders along with concerned citizens from all walks of life submitted an Initiative Petition today to repeal the law…

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Dizoglio vs Lyons on Raising Taxes

Yesterday on Tom Duggan’s “Paying Attention” radio program Methuen Democrat Diana DiZoglio, and Andover Republican Jim Lyons debated, for an hour, DiZoglio’s vote to overturn Governor Patrick’s veto of the Transportation Finance Bill and it’s higher taxes.  DiZoglio is trying out the line of the twelve House Members who changed their vote from against the taxes to supporting them, by…

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