Caught On Video: Coakley Calls Martel Tragedy “Helpful Exercise” Defends Handling Of Remy Release

BOSTON – In a confused response to a reporter, Attorney General Martha Coakley stood by her defense of the Middlesex County District Attorney’s decision to release serial abuser Jared Remy today. She even called the tragic murder “a helpful exercise.” Coakley also went on to explain that “not all of the things that happened in that case happen, but the kinds of things that happen in that case many of us have seen happen time and time again.” Continue reading

Chairman Kirsten Hughes Releases New Video

BOSTON – Chairman Kirsten Hughes premiered a new video Saturday at the State Convention highlighting the failures of liberal policies in Massachusetts while promoting the opportunities and economic growth that Republican leadership on Beacon Hill will offer.   Continue reading

MassGOP State Convention Endorses Baker-Polito

BOSTON — The MassGOP State Convention has endorsed Charlie Baker for Governor and Karyn Polito for Lieutenant Governor along with a full slate of candidates for statewide office. More than 2,500 enthusiastic delegates and guests energized Boston University’s Agganis Arena during a day of listening to political speeches, tributes to legendary Massachusetts Republicans, and voting for Republican candidates to appear on the primary ballot. Continue reading

MassGOP Loves a Contest!

BOSTON – The MassGOP loves a contest.  As Republicans gather to nominate their candidates this weekend for a high-stakes one in November, the delegates are sure to have fun with this caption contest featuring absentee Governor Deval Patrick who seems more interested in touring the Panama Canal than solving the problems at DCF, the Health Connector, the state crime lab, etc.   Continue reading

MassGOP Calls On Coakley To Refund Taxpayers For DPH Defense

BOSTON --  Today, MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes called on Attorney General Martha Coakley to refund taxpayers for the cost of the "boutique law firm" that will defend the state because of Coakley's comments on the campaign trail. The Boston Herald reported yesterday that Coakley is unable to do her so-called "day job" as Attorney General, forcing taxpayers to pay an outside firm to defend the state in a lawsuit over medical marijuana. Continue reading

Dem Caucus Results: "Minimal Excitement" For Coakley As She Loses The Base And Power Brokers

BOSTON --The results from the Democratic Party's convention caucuses are in and Attorney General Coakley is losing big. Coakley is not only losing delegates but the power brokers and liberal base are not rallying behind her as the entire field fails to generate excitement. What's worse, party leaders Governor Deval Patrick and Chairman Thomas McGee even refuted Coakley's front-runner status declaring the primary "open," creating a huge opportunity for her opponents. Continue reading

Coakley Defends DCF Despite Hundreds Missing

BOSTON -- Despite yesterday's report that DCF Commissioner Olga Roche is missing "hundreds of kids" under her care, Attorney General Martha Coakley continues to wage an "aggressive," "prolonged war" against child advocates attempting to reform the broken agency. Continue reading

Patrick In Denial, Calls Pot License Process "Terrific"

BOSTON -- Governor Deval Patrick says the medical marijuana application process has been "terrific" and "transparent," while appearing on a TV talk show. Contrary to Patrick's spin, the media has reached a different conclusion. Continue reading

Health Connector Issues Date Back to Last Summer

BOSTON -- Despite Governor Patrick's response regarding the Health Connector website yesterday, the truth is that the state officials have known as far back as July that there were major issues with the website. Continue reading

Dems Adopt Taxation Without Representation

BOSTON -- Today MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes criticized the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee for voting unanimously to adopt the resolution to oppose the state wide gas tax ballot initiative. Continue reading