Tag Archives: economy

“Green” does not automatically mean “go” for MA job creation

(Great questions for Jamie Eldridge, who supports crony-captialism.

– promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) We all know it’s unreasonable to expect a different result when you do the same thing over and over and over again: http://bit.ly/ybbntu Take, for example, the clean energy sector. Those of us in MetroWest and Assabet Valley are all too familiar with failed investments…

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My Opponent’s Priorities are Moonbeam

There is too much money in politics, and I’ve been very clear on the need to reform Campaign Finance Laws on all sides.  (Just ask Charlie Baker who in 2010 was viciously placed in the cross-hairs of my former union the MTA, to the tune of millions). But, across Middlesex & Worcester: Local Aid is cut; Property Taxes are up;…

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What people consider “fair” Jamie Eldridge may not be “fair” to you.

I find it remarkable that my 2012 opponent, Jamie Eldridge can be shocked at the idea of negative repercussions related to MA casinos, yet was perfectly willing to ‘gamble’ with the People’s Money (-58 million) on special tax giveaways to the now bankrupt Evergreen Solar. Yet, we have a so-called revenue problem in state government, Jamie? It clear what the…

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Bad news about unemployment…..its worse than even the GOP thought…

This story from the New York Post details how unemployed people are filing for, and getting, disability checks from teh federal government through disability and social security.  Ouch! With their unemployment-insurance checks running out, some of the country’s long-term jobless are scrambling to fill the gap by filing claims for mental illness and other disabilities with Social Security – a…

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