Saw this at the Sunrise Movement Boston events page (https://www.facebook.com/events/606019430292922/) while putting together this week's Energy (and Other) Events (http://hubevents.blogspot.com), my free weekly listing of events on those … [Read more...]
SJC cuts signature requirements; an uncomfortable win for democracy in the absence of legislative action
Thanks to Christopher for flagging this down: The SJC has made a rather uncomfortable "emergency" decision, in halving the number of signatures needed for some offices; extended deadlines; and required Sec. of Commonwealth Galvin to accept … [Read more...]
Taxing Hospitals in MA. Pigs are flying.
Before I post some big news from today, I want to discuss Partner's business practices for a minute. The Partners Network makes vast profits almost every year. I'm sure if you lined up all the businesses based in MA that mostly deal with … [Read more...]
I guess I shouldn't have been that surprised to see this article in the State House News, but I still am. “I am surprised because I felt that the legislation which was voted on and approved yesterday by overwhelming majorities in both … [Read more...]
At 8:40pm State House News Service reported that the six conferees for the tainted special interest gambling bill filed legislative errata to correct several (8-9 pages) of the errors someone managed to catch. Does this remind you of … [Read more...]
On the Way to Rebuilding the Public’s Confidence in the Legislature?.
It is so good to read a fact based analysis that gives us --pardon me -- hope that Speaker DeLeo has a leadership team that can help him begin to rebuild the public's confidence in our Legislature as a body that can and will consider … [Read more...]