Tag Archives: Republicans

R.I.P. Former Speaker George Keverian

George Keverian, former House speaker, has died. George Keverian, whose six-year tenure as speaker of the Massachusetts House began in the warm euphoria of reform and ended as the state struggled with a harsh economic downturn, was found dead in his Everett home this morning. He was 77 and had been scheduled to read a Dr. Seuss book to first-graders…

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GOP Caucus Listening Tour Begins!

On Monday, March 16 at the Auburn Town Hall in the selectmen’s room at 104 Central St. starting at 7 p.m. the Republican members of the House will be hosting a so called hardship listening tour on taxes, tolls and fees.  The event is hosted and sponsored by myself, Rep. George Peterson, Rep. Lew Evangelidis and Rep. Karyn Polito. These…

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Patrick Administration Playing Politics with County Sheriff’s Budgets?

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas M. Hodgson says he will run out of money next month to operate his department unless the state sends him additional funds. Hodgson and Finnerty [Bristol County Treasurer Kevin J. Finnerty] attribute the situation to inadequate state funding. The Sheriff’s Department received $30.12 million in state money this fiscal year, according to the state Executive Office…

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Massachusetts Miracle?

Our own D.R. Tucker has been published in Human Events.  He wrote a very well written essay about the current state of Massachusetts politics. Bay State Republicans-short on numbers, long on hope-felt their spirits rise this week after Harvard Pilgrim Health Care CEO Charles Baker announced that he was considering a gubernatorial run. Baker, who served admirably in the administrations…

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George W. Bush stopped Global Warming?

Well, no, not really.  However, the left had no problem blaming President Bush for each bit of bad weather that he had nothing to do with.  So, why not give him credit for “good” weather he had nothing to do with? According to Discovery News, global warming has stopped from 2001-2008 and the trend may continue for decades to come.…

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