Tag Archives: Democrats

Five Things: Prof U Sets Herald Straight, Christie at RNC, Brown wants us to get along and more..

Professor Ubertaccio Sets Herald Straight on Mass GOP Heritage You may remember the Boston Herald being a little snarky earlier this week at the apparent dearth of Republicans in Massachusetts.  Well Professor Ubertaccio, one of the Mass Politics Profs, set them straight. That’s a missed opportunity for there is a rich GOP history here that Republicans across the country…

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Five Things: Herald on Spilka, Wolf Should Challenge Ethics in Court, Vega Out and more……

Boston Herald Labels Spilka Flip Flopper Great minds think alike.  On the heels of RedMassGroup.com blog post yesterday, the Boston Herald also focuses on the flip flopping nature and political expediency of Spilka’s position. “I’ve heard from a lot of tech businesses and a lot of people – more than I think we normally hear from,” said Spilka. “There’s…

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After 6 Votes for Software Tax, Now Congressional Candidate Spilka Wants it Repealed

“It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.” ― René Descartes Massachusetts State Senator Karen Spilka(D-Ashland) has voted six times for a software services tax over the past few months.  Now, as she runs for Congress, and needs the support of the tech community she’s changing her tune,…

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Five Things: RNC in Boston, Beaton Floor Speech, Steinhof Event Well Attended, and more…

RNC in Boston Today is the day that the RNC Summer Meeting starts in Boston.  It will be new National Committeewoman Chanel Prunier’s first RNC meeting since being elected to fill the remainder of Kerry Healey’s term.  The meeting takes place at the Boston Westin Waterfront on Summer Street. Some highlights are a luncheon with Newt Gingrich today, and a…

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Western Mass Toll Hiker Aaron Vega to Run for Western Mass Senate Special

A little noticed part of the recently passed transportation finance bill is a provision reinstating, after 17 years, the tolls on the westernmost six exits of the Massachusetts Turnpike.  MassLive.com has the details. Drivers of passenger vehicles would begin paying tolls again on Oct. 15 between Exits 1 and 6 on the western end of the Massachusetts Turnpike, according…

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Five Things: Widmer on Software Tax, Eno on Herald Radio, and more…

NECN: Michael Widmer on Software Tax Michael Widmer, and others weigh in on the software tax in response to Florida Governor Chris Scott’s letter to Massachusetts businesses.  Scott told business leaders that his state was more competitive and they should relocate. Rob Eno on Herald Radio I will be on Boston Herald Radio this morning in the 7am hour.  I…

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