Tag Archives: State Senate

Hope for The Budget – Back to Basics

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Hope for The Budget – Back to Basics

By Dean Cavaretta This week, members of the House of Representatives will submit their recommendations for the FY’13 budget for legislative consideration. This will mark the beginning of a nearly three-month long process of establishing a budget for our Commonwealth for next year. I,…

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Accelerating MassDOT Project Delivery

HUDSON – The project delivery process involves the development, implementation and maintenance of a road, bridge or transit project throughout the asset’s useful life, managing multiple planning, design and construction issues along the way.   Right now, the average time to deliver a road or bridge project owned by the Commonwealth is taking seven to 10-plus years – completely unacceptable…

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Cavaretta for State Senate Announces Web Site: MomsAndDadsForDean.com

(For every 10 spam posts I delete, Eno let’s me blatantly plug one of my local candidates!  Dean is running vs. “Progressive” Jamie Eldridge in the Middlesex & Worcester District. – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) New Site Focuses on State Senate Candidate’s Support for Education And Credentials As a Former Public School Teacher STOW – Stow resident Dean Cavaretta,…

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Greg Howes: “Fargo departure still does not change the systemic problems on Beacon Hill.”

Greg Howes: “Fargo departure still does not change the systemic problems on Beacon Hill.” (Concord, MA)  Monday, February 13th — Greg Howes, Concord Selectman and Republican candidate for the State Senate in the 3rd Middlesex district, wished Senator Fargo well in her retirement but stressed her departure from the legislature does not change the systemic problems on Beacon Hill and…

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Beyond Slots or Casinos; the Gaming of the Massachusetts Taxpayer

Statement of State Senate Candidate Dean Cavaretta on Legislation to Prevent a Taxpayer-funded Bailout of Casinos (2/13/2012) “I congratulate State Representatives Matthew Beaton (R – Shrewsbury) and Kimberly Ferguson (R – Holden) on filing recent legislation to protect taxpayers from having to bailout casinos if expanded gaming fails in Massachusetts. I wholeheartedly support them in their efforts. It would be…

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Beyond Citizens United; Campaign Reform for All Sides

Considerable news coverage was granted last week (2/2/12) in MetroWest to liberal activists’ attempt to convince Congress to change the campaign finance laws relative to the Citizens United decision and the Supreme Court.  Like proponents, I also do not support Super-PACs, nor do I believe corporate influence with fundraising or campaign advertising is good for our political system.   I…

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In Redistricting’s Wake, State Rep Adams Opts to Run for Senate

By Matt Murphy

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 2, 2012….Freshman Republican Rep. Paul Adams, redistricted by his colleagues out of his Andover-based seat, has decided to challenge state Sen. Barry Finegold in the fall rather than run against another freshman, Republican Rep. Jim Lyons, or follow through on his earlier pledge to move and run in a…

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