Tag Archives: State Senate

Globe: Hedlund to run for mayor of Weymouth.

(Hizzoner the High Mayor of Weymouth?  Sounds nice.   – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Does GOP have backup plan to keep seat should Hedlund win the mayor’s office? Read more about his ambition to be mayor in the Globe Hedlund, planning a June 4 official kickoff, said he wanted to work on issues like the development of SouthField…

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Should The Legislature Reform Its Rules?

Some of the most important roll call votes take place once every two years during the “rules” debate. The Sunlight Foundation recently said that Massachusetts is one of just four states to earn an “F” grade for a lack of transparency in state government. We can and must do better! Below are our top 5 recommendations for the legislature to…

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2014 State Senate Races

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The last time Republicans gained a seat in the Massachusetts Senate was during a special election in March 2004 when Scott Brown won the seat vacated by the resignation of Senator Cheryl Jacques. Is this November the time we see the decade of decay reversed and Republicans starting to build themselves into…

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MassFiscal Scorecard Update: 14 New Votes!

(Nice they scored the convention center debacle – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) From all of us at MassFiscal, we hope you and your families enjoyed Independence Day! We think it’s very much in keeping with the spirit of the Fourth of July to provide an update — with 14 new votes! — to our scorecard, as part…

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Sen. Bob Hedlund Explains No Vote on Economic Development Bill

(Jared is an aide to Senator Hedlund – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The Economic Development Bill passed today does little to encourage or support job creators. Instead, the bill expends over $63 million, including over $55 million in direct appropriations, to several government and quasi-government agencies and programs. While the bill does provide meaningful tax credits for research…

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