MassGOP Presents: "Flipping Warren" - Senator's Statements On Foreclosures At Odds With Her Record

BOSTON -- As Senator Elizabeth Warren faces fresh scrutiny over her record of flipping houses for profit, the MassGOP presents "Flipping Warren" - a look at how the the Senator's statements on the practice don't match her record. Continue reading

Governor "Out To Close [A] Costly Loophole" With Sick Time Crack-Down

BOSTON -- Today, Governor Baker unveiled a plan to crack down on the abuse of sick time by state employees, the latest in a series of common-sense, fiscally conservative reforms designed to ensure state government provides the accountability and transparency that taxpayers deserve. Continue reading

Tough Day For Transparency In Rosenberg's Senate

BOSTON -- The Senate has barely begun to debate next year's budget, and Democratic leaders have already indicated that they aren't interested in transparency.  Earlier today, Democrats unanimously rejected a Republican proposal to increase the number of public hearings held before a tax hike could be passed.  To make matters worse, Senate leadership is also dead-set on denying the public access to viewing important aspects of the debate: removing the text of withdrawn amendments from the Legislature's website. Continue reading

Time For Rosenberg To Act After Subpoena In Joyce Probe Brings Senate Under Scrutiny

BOSTON -- In the latest chapter of the ongoing saga of Democrat Brian Joyce's public corruption, the state senate has received a subpoena in connection with a federal probe of Joyce's activities. With Joyce's corruption now causing the entire senate to come under scrutiny, the MassGOP is calling on Senate President Rosenberg to persuade his fellow Democrat to resign now: Continue reading

MassGOP Statement On Graduated Income Tax Amendment

BOSTON -- MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes released the following statement after the Democrat-led Legislature advanced a massive new income tax hike in today's Constitutional Convention: Continue reading

MassGOP, Governor Baker Statements On Plymouth And Norfolk Special Senate Election

BOSTON -- Tonight, Republican Patrick O'Connor secured victory in the special election for the Plymouth and Norfolk state senate district. O'Connor, the Weymouth Town Council President, will succeed former GOP Senator Bob Hedlund, who was elected Mayor of Weymouth last year. Continue reading

ICYMI: Chip Harrington slams Sen. Eric Lesser on small business record

BOSTON -- GOP Senate candidate Chip Harrington yesterday called out Sen. Eric Lesser for his hypocrisy on supporting small businesses. While Lesser talks a big game about his support for small business, his record doesn't match his rhetoric: voting against a bill designed to reduce costs for them. Continue reading

ICYMI: Boston Herald Endorses Patrick O'Connor: "A Reliable Vote For Fiscal Responsibility"

BOSTON -- The Boston Herald today endorsed Patrick O'Connor in the special election for the Plymouth and Norfolk state senate seat, arguing he'll be a strong voice for the state's taxpayers, while continuing to forge consensus on key issues. Continue reading

MassGOP Statement On Congressional District Delegate Caucuses

BOSTON -- Following the conclusion of today's congressional district delegate caucuses, MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes released the following statement: Continue reading

Rosenberg: Senate Dems "Ever At The Ready" To Hike Taxes

BOSTON -- Senate Democrats are "ever at the ready" to hike taxes on working families, according to new comments from Senate President Stan Rosenberg today. Rosenberg added that the Senate had "some really good ideas" to raise new taxes in the future.  Continue reading