MA Receives Opioid Crisis Funding Over Warren's Objections

BOSTON -- Leaders in the addiction community are applauding a nearly $12M grant for the Commonwealth to fight opioid addiction, citing the serious toll the crisis has been taking on the people of Massachusetts. But you wouldn't know that talking to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who put the funding in jeopardy when she opposed it and trivialized its importance. Continue reading

Road Improvements Stalled While Democratic Leadership Take Pay Raises On Spring Break

BOSTON -- The Democratic leadership of both legislative branches took the week off for spring break but not before failing to reach a compromise on an annual spending bill which is leaving critical roadway projects on indefinite hold despite the fact that these very same leaders gave themselves a pay raise on the premise that they are over worked and underpaid. The Speaker and Senate President, who set the schedule of formal sessions needed to take a vote on the critical bill, chose to take the week off along with K-12 students, leaving no opportunity for a vote on the bill this week. Continue reading

FLASHBACK: Warren Fails To Pay Higher Tax Rate

BOSTON -- This Tax Day, Sen. Elizabeth Warren continues to push for higher taxes. But it's worth remembering that when she's given the opportunity, Warren fails to pay a voluntary higher rate, which Massachusetts allows. Voters will be more than a little skeptical of a politician asking everyone else to pay more, when she fails to do just that when given the chance. Continue reading

POLL: Warren's Stock Sinks: Negatives Climb To 6th Highest In America

BOSTON -- A new Morning Consult poll shows that Sen. Elizabeth Warren's stock is dropping fast among voters, as they grow sick of her hyperpartisan, obstructionist tactics. Warren's disapproval rating climbed 11 points since last year, to 38%. Among all US Senators, Warren is tied for the 6th highest disapproval rating among home-state voters. Continue reading

What They Are Saying: Governor's Sky-High Approvals Are Nation's Strongest

BOSTON -- A new Morning Consult poll shows that Massachusetts voters are embracing Governor Charlie Baker's commonsense, reform-minded leadership: Governor Baker's 75% approval rating is the highest among any governor in the country, according to the poll. Continue reading

FLASHBACK: Warren Wanted To Eliminate The Filibuster

BOSTON -- As Sen. Elizabeth Warren plans to join fellow Democrats in filibustering Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court, it's worth remembering that just a few years ago, she wanted to eliminate the filibuster entirely. While Warren offers up tough rhetoric in defense of the filibuster now, she advocated for its removal when that move would have benefitted Democrats. Continue reading

ICYMI: The Boston Globe Praises Baker; Slams Clark For "Playing Politics" On Opioids With Lives At Stake

BOSTON -- Congresswoman Katherine Clark is taking heat for politicizing the opioid crisis by criticizing Governor Baker for joining a bipartisan White House committee to battle the epidemic that claims 91 lives every day in America. Continue reading

Warren Panders To National Far-Left Activists With Single Payer Flip-Flop-Flip

BOSTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren's campaign to appease national far-left activists has her completing a "flip-flop-flip" on single-payer, with an eye toward advancing her political ambitions. Warren's comments embracing single-payer at a Friday town hall in Framingham are the latest sign she's laser-focused on burnishing her profile among the left-wing base with flashy headlines, instead of representing Massachusetts. Continue reading

Warren Shuts Down Media During Media Blitz to Rehab Image

BOSTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren is desperately attempting to rehab her image as an elite, D.C. political insider now that polls show voters want her out of office but the politician known for hiding from the press couldn't shake old habits and shut down a reporter's attempt to stream an interview. Continue reading

McGee's Long List Of Commuter Taxes Gets Longer

BOSTON -- Sen. Tom McGee is so focused on charging the people of Massachusetts more to commute, he couldn't even wait until the President's infrastructure bill was released before re-upping his call for more tolls in the Commonwealth. Continue reading