Tag Archives: Republicans

5 Things: What do Paul Heroux and Dennis Rodman Have in Common? Grossman > Geraldo and more…

What do Paul Heroux (D-Attleboro) and Dennis Rodman Have in Common As much grief as these pages have given Paul Heroux over his vote to raise taxes.  The Democratic Representative for Attleboro just had a once in a lifetime experience.  He was able to go behind the bamboo curtain to North Korea as part of a Harvard Kennedy School learning…

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Women’s Suffrage: Brought to you by the MassGOP

Today is the anniversary of ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which expanded voting rights to women.  Kirsten Hughes, MassGOP Chair reminded us today that it was Massachusetts Republicans that led the charge. “Massachusetts has always been a national leader and Bay State Republicans set that course by blazing the trail for the women’s suffrage movement when…

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Five Things: Knapik’s New Boss in Hot Water, Fresolo 2014, First Tech Firm To Leave and more…

Former Sen. Mike Knapik’s New Boss Under Microsope Former State Senator Mike Knapik’s new boss is in hot water over lavish spending.  Now the Patrick administration is calling on the Westfield State Administration to release spending details. At the direction of Gov. Deval L. Patrick, the state’s top education official Friday expressed concern about travel by Westfield State University President…

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5 Things: O’Connor-Ives Votes Don’t Mesh With Her Spin, Baker Rising, and more…

Kathleen O’Connor Ives’ Votes Don’t Mesh With Her Spin State Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives (D-Merrimack Valley) has been telling people in her district that she fought against higher taxes throughout the process, except for the final vote to override the governor’s veto. Here’s what she told the Valley Patriot readers this month. Over the course of the budget process, the…

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Five Things: Spilka Not Fooling Many, Lyons on Sad Remy Case, Welfare $ > than job and more…

Karen Spilka’s sudden conversion is being taken with grain of salt The business community and media are taking Karen Spilka’s sudden conversion against the tech tax with a grain of salt. You may remember, Red Mass Group reported that Spilka voted six times for the software tax. First up is a story by the new managing editor at the Boston…

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