ICYMI: "Morning Joe" Praises Gov. Charlie Baker On General Electric Move To Boston

BOSTON -- Today, the panel on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" praised Governor Charlie Baker after General Electric announced it planned to move its world headquarters to Boston. The panel's Mike Barnicle called Governor Baker "the future of the Republican Party."   Continue reading

MassGOP Statement On General Electric Announcement

BOSTON -- Today, the Baker Administration announced that General Electric plans to move its world headquarters to Boston, a move that will bring hundreds of high-paying jobs and exciting new economic development opportunities to Massachusetts. MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes released the following statement praising the Baker Administration for these developments: Continue reading

MassGOP Calls On Rosenberg To Remove Senator Joyce From Key Committee After New Corruption Reports Surface

BOSTON -- Today, MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes called on Senate President Stan Rosenberg to remove Senator Brian Joyce from all committee posts - including the chairmanship of Special Senate Committee to Improve Government, which is tasked with increasing transparency - after the Boston Globe published the third detailed report of Joyce's apparent flaunting of ethics and campaign finance laws. Chairman Hughes cited mounting evidence that Joyce consistently runs afoul of the regulations that are in place to keep lawmakers honest and government free from undue influence for the need to remove Joyce from important and influential positions of power.    Continue reading

ICYMI: "Baker is right on need for fiscal discipline"

BOSTON -- An editorial in today's Lawrence Eagle-Tribune praises Governor Charlie Baker's focus on fiscal discipline and criticizes the Democrat-led Legislature for its consistent eagerness to raise taxes over the years.   Continue reading

One Year In, Governor's Reforms Help Massachusetts Turn The Page

BOSTON -- Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito's inauguration. Thanks to the Administration's significant reforms and policy achievements, the Commonwealth is turning the page from the Democrats' failed leadership. Continue reading

MassGOP Offers New Years' Resolutions For Mass. Democrats

BOSTON -- 2015 was a tough year for Massachusetts Democrats - they faced brutal headlines that chronicled their lack of a coherent strategy, and the party's chaotic infighting.     Continue reading

What They're Saying: Governor Baker's First Year Features Major Victories, Sky-High Popularity

BOSTON -- As Governor Charlie Baker wraps up his first year in office, he is receiving high praise from all corners of the Commonwealth. The Governor's first year featured significant victories - including a major overhaul at the MBTA investments in local aid - all while holding the line on taxes. And that leadership has resonated with the Commonwealth's voters: the Governor remains hugely popular, posting a 74% approval rating late this year - the highest in the country. Continue reading

Rosenberg Complains Ethics Rules Are "Way Overreaching"

BOSTON -- Despite a scandal-plagued record for Democrats on Beacon Hill recently, Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D) last night complained that state ethics regulations are "way overreaching." Continue reading

ICYMI: Elizabeth Warren Lands On National "Pinocchios" List For 2015

BOSTON -- Even as she neglects Massachusetts by spending more and more time on the campaign trail in other states, Elizabeth Warren still manages to put the Commonwealth on the map - though not in the best of ways. Embarrassingly for Massachusetts, our senior senator saw one of her biggest lies of the year land on the Washington Post's "Biggest Pinocchios" list of 2015.  Continue reading

ICYMI: "A Nuts and Bolts Mr. Fix-It"

BOSTON -- Governor Charlie Baker has "ended up being exactly as Candidate Baker advertised: a nuts-and-bolts Mr. Fix It," according to a column in today'sBoston Globe by Meredith Warren. Warren's column praised Governor Baker for achieving fiscally responsible priorities  - like the temporary suspension of the Pacheco Law for the MBTA - despite a Democrat-controlled Legislature that has historically resisted reform. Continue reading