Last week, our campaign was humbled and honored to earn the support and endorsement of former State Senator Jarrett Barrios. I'll post more on this later, but I wanted you to hear what he had to say about this campaign for state senate - … [Read more...]
Here he says: Early 2006 - .... When the committee chairs were announced, Councillor Decker (who, along with Councillor Galluccio, has maintained the worst record of committee attendance during her time on the Council) was surprisingly … [Read more...]
Any word on who’s running for Barrios’ seat yet?
Jarrett Barrios officially stepped down today.Any word yet on who's running for his seat? … [Read more...]
Meet The Next Senator From Middlesex, Suffolk, and Essex
Hi, my name is Nathan and I want to introduce you to the next state senator from the Middlesex, Suffolk and Essex district, Jeff Ross. I support Jeff Ross to replace Jarrett Barrios in the state senate special Democratic Primary … [Read more...]
Polling on MA health care law: Strong support … for what?
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation (now headed by outgoing Senator Jarrett Barrios) came out with the results of a big poll on the new health care law yesterday. Take a look at the results -- nice charts on this pdf.The critical finding … [Read more...]
Barrios leaving the Senate? His office says no.
The Beacon Hill rumor mill has kicked into overdrive on whisperings that Senator Jarrett Barrios may be leaving his Senate seat. Here's the Cambridge Chronicle's report.However, Barrios spokesman Michael Bloom responded as follows to … [Read more...]
Let’s finally do something about identity theft in Massachusetts
The thing that really gets me about all this is that the credit reporting industry (largely Experian, Equifax and Transunion) is completely opposed to this idea of security freezes (again, even though they've largely lost this battle in 23 … [Read more...]
State Senator Jarrett Barrios has started a blog. His first substantive post is an interesting discussion of some measures he's backing to protect against domestic violence, and some of the civil liberties issues that have been raised … [Read more...]
The T: Cahill’s out of ideas.
This is a couple of days old, but it's still bugging me like a pebble in a shoe: In reaction to some legislators' attempt to have the state take on some of the MBTA's crushing debt, Treasurer Tim Cahill seems to want to defend his … [Read more...]
Morrissey’s bill has a dead spot?
Via UHub, the differently-winged WaveMaker (Peter Morin) says it's the NIMBY municipalities, not the cell phone companies, that are responsible for dead spots:This is why people have complaints about service. Some local zoning boards and … [Read more...]