State's Top Prosecutor Healey Endorses Scandal-Plagued Clinton Despite FBI Probe

BOSTON – Today, Attorney General Maura Healey waded into the presidential race, backing scandal-plagued former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, despite an ongoing FBI probe into Clinton's potentially criminal mishandling of classified material when she used a secret email server in her home. MassGOP Chairman Kirsten issued the following statement reacting to Healey's poor judgment: Continue reading

MassGOP Statement For The 50th Anniversary Of The Voting Rights Act

BOSTON – MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes released the following statement regarding the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act: Continue reading

MassGOP Thanks Governor Baker For Supporting Working Families Through EITC Expansion

BOSTON – MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes released the following statement regarding Governor Baker's signing of a 50% increase in the Earned Income Tax Credit:  Continue reading

Massachusetts House, Senate Named 2015-2016 Election Target by Republican State Leadership Committee

BOSTON – Today, the Massachusetts House of Representatives and the Massachusetts Senate were named as offensive targets by the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) – the only national organization whose mission is to elect down-ballot, state-level Republican officeholders – for the 2015-2016 election cycle. Republicans currently hold majorities in an all-time Party record of 69 out of 99 state legislative chambers. The RSLC announced its $40 million budget in 2015 and 2016 to both defend those historic highs and pick up new chambers. The targeted chambers include the Massachusetts House of Representatives and the Massachusetts Senate.  Continue reading

ICYMI: Healey Goes Off The Rails, Gets Facts Wrong In NIMBY Anti-Casino Attack

BOSTON -- Attorney General Maura Healey clearly needs to brush up on the rules on the casino license process, but she won't let that stop her from an aggressive swipe at one developer. In an interview with CommonWealth Magazine, Healey accused the Wynn project of being allowed to play "by a different set of rules" - allegations that turned out to be false - forcing her own staff to acknowledge the AG's blunder. Healey's missteps came as she struggled to defend her attack on the development as being motivated by anything other than a "Not-In-My-Backyard" attempt to attack development she doesn't like in her home of Charlestown. Continue reading

ICYMI: A "GOP Tide" In Worcester County

BOSTON -- Massachusetts Republicans are surging in Worcester County, as the region has become an epicenter of GOP growth, according to a new article in today's Boston Globe.  Democrats are stunned by their recent setbacks in one of the Commonwealth's largest counties, calling the GOP growth "transformative." As the article describes, the MassGOP worked with strong local candidates to appeal to unenrolled voters concerned about taxes, spending, and job growth. Continue reading

Another Brady Blunder: Brockton Dem Clueless About His Own District

BOSTON -- State Representative Mike Brady (D) is apparently confused as to the whereabouts of his district in the state House of Representatives. Even though he likes to claim that, "I work very hard for my constituents," Brady is apparently clueless about who those constituents actually are. His website, BradyBrockton.com, claims he represents parts of Brockton that are not actually in his 9th Plymouth District - and leaves out parts that he actually represents.  Continue reading

Brady's Brazen Attempt To Campaign With Taxpayer Resources

BOSTON -- State Rep. Mike Brady (D-Brockton) - a candidate for the Second Plymouth and Bristol state senate special election - was caught on tape this week attempting to improperly use state resources for his campaign. In a recent radio appearance, Brady was asked how listeners could get involved in his campaign. Brady invited to listeners to call his state house office phone to learn more about his campaign - a clear attempt to improperly use taxpayer resources for his political campaign. Continue reading

MBTA Pacheco Exemption A Victory For Taxpayers, But Some Dems Still Deny Reality

BOSTON -- After Senate Democrats capitulated to public pressure and common sense by including an exemption to the Pacheco Law in their annual budget, even more evidence has emerged that the law is a bad deal for taxpayers. But some Democrats won't let this mountain of evidence get in the way of their steadfast, backward opinions.  Continue reading

Lowell Sun On Senate Dems' Tax Hike: "Betrayal Of The Public Trust"

BOSTON -- Pressure continues to mount on Senate Democrats to drop their needlessly partisan and wrong-headed plan to defy the will of the voters and hike taxes on Massachusetts families. Today, the Lowell Sun's editorial board slammed Senate Democrats, led by Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst), for betraying the public trust on the income tax. Continue reading