Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Massachusetts the Nation’s Fourth Most-Friendly State for Employment, 2008-2010

More bad news for those who would boo and hiss positive economic news for the Commonwealth in the name of political partisanship against Governor Deval Patrick: Massachusetts was the fourth most-friendly state for employment in the period [2008-2010], the data show. Texas, where Republican Governor Rick Perry has touted his state’s title as Chief Executive magazine’s best for business, was…

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FDM TO RELEASE NEW CONGRESSIONAL MAPS; PLANS INCLUDE BOSTON “MAJORITY-MINORITY” DISTRICT

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) BOSTON- Fair Districts Mass.org (FDM) will hold a press conference on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 to release its new congressional district maps that are mandated by the 2010 Census.  FDM’s new congressional districts will revolutionize the Massachusetts political landscape and provide each region in Massachusetts with constitutional, fair and common-sense districts.

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Boston Fund Raiser for Peter Durant April 13th

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The Boston Ward 5 Republican Committee is hosting a Fundraiser to benefit Peter J. Durant and his "re"-election bid in the Special Election to be held on May 10th.   The fundraiser will be held at the home of Ward 5 Committee Chairman, Brad Marston at 90 Beacon St. in Boston (Just…

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There’s a term for this… and it isn’t “economic development”

So yesterday, financial services giant Fidelity announced plans to move roughly 1,000 jobs from Marlborough to Rhode Island and New Hampshire.  But they still employ somewhere around 8,400 people here in the Commonwealth.  Company spokeswoman Anne Crowley made this not-so-subtle point today (from the State House News Service): “We still employ thousands of people here, and have invested hundreds…

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Another GOP Episode Of Missed Opportunities

Last night inside the Charles River West conference room of the Newton Marriott, the Massachusetts Republican State Committee ignored the candidacy of fellow State Committeeman Bill McCarthy & by secret ballot re-elected Chairwoman Jennifer Nassour to another two-year term by a wide margin. Nassour received 50 votes, McCarthy obtained 16, two voters abstained, & one voter cast a write-in vote.…

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