MassGOP Seeks Documents and Investigation of the State Auditor’s Office

BOSTON — In the wake of a federal lawsuit alleging electioneering with state resources and the rigging of a state audit, the MassGOP has filed a public records request seeking the emails of State Auditor Suzanne Bump and her ex-aide, Laura Marlin, as well as Bump’s schedule and correspondence between the Auditor’s Office and Service Employees International Union Local 509. In addition, the MassGOP has filed a complaint with the State Ethics Commission, seeking an investigation into the allegation of Bump’s misuse of taxpayer resources for her political activities. Continue reading

Statement Regarding Probation Trial Verdict

BOSTON — Today, the MassGOP Chairman, Kirsten Hughes released the following statement regarding the Probation Trial verdict: Continue reading

Low Profile In Courage: Coakley “Silent” On Illegal Immigrant Influx

BOSTON – The Commonwealth’s top law enforcement official, Martha Coakley, is refusing to speak about the massive influx of illegal aliens entering Massachusetts.  Although she famously proclaimed it wasn’t “illegal to be illegal” and supports drivers’ licenses for undocumented aliens, Coakley has thus far turned a blind eye to the situation and avoided media questions.   Continue reading

The Closing Argument

BOSTON –  The probation trial has revealed how the Democrat-controlled Legislature turned a public safety agency into a patronage haven. While lawyers present closing arguments in federal court tomorrow, MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes, in a video message, presents her own closing argument to the voters of Massachusetts. Continue reading

Gregoire Punts Opportunity, Taxpayers Lose

BOSTON – Representative Danielle Gregoire (D-Marlborough) was caught on camera watching the Netherlands vs. Argentina soccer match, last Thursday. Unfortunately the photo was taken in the State House, during the briefing on the latest gun control measure. Continue reading

MassGOP Calls On Coakley To Return NAGE PAC Contributions

BOSTON –  Today, the MassGOP called on Attorney General Martha Coakley to return the contributions her campaign received from the political action committee that has aired attack ads in the gubernatorial race. Coakley is hypocritically making Super PAC support a campaign issue despite the fact she receives support from the same organization engaging in negative television ads.  Continue reading

MassGOP Delivers Free Gas Card To AG Coakley Saving Taxpayers Another Ride

BOSTON – Today, the MassGOP will deliver a free gas card card to Attorney General Martha Coakley at the DCU Center in Worcester so she won’t have to rely on taxpayers to fund the trip home from Worcester. Just a few weeks ago, the state’s top cop was busted for failing to reimburse taxpayers for years of free rides to and from campaign events and is expected to be rejected by her party’s activists. Continue reading

From Bad To Worse: Coakley Limping Into Convention, Struggling In Recent Polls

BOSTON – After weeks of unforced errors bringing back the nightmares of her failed 2010 race, Martha Coakley is getting even more bad news as the polls show she is losing ground to Charlie Baker statewide and apparently trailing far behind in a survey of convention delegates. Continue reading

MassGOP Releases New Web Video: ‘The Ghosts Of 2010′

BOSTON- Today, the MassGOP released a new web video entitled, “The Ghosts Of 2010,” a collection of increasingly critical media reports about Attorney General Martha Coakley’s gas tax gaffe, her fumbling campaign and her use of public funds for campaign purposes. Coakley’s recent stumbles, errors and tone deafness are resurrecting memories of Coakley’s implosion in 2010 where she blew a huge lead in the race for U.S. Senate. Continue reading

MassGOP Files OCPF Complaint Against Martha Coakley For Multiple Campaign Finance Violations

BOSTON- Today, the MassGOP filed a complaint with the Office of Campaign and Political Finance after recent reports indicate Attorney General Martha Coakley violated multiple campaign finance laws for the second time since entering the gubernatorial race.  Continue reading