ICYMI: Lucas On GE Move: "A Windfall For Boston...An Embarrassment For Warren"

BOSTON -- A Lowell Sun column by Peter Lucas today highlights how Elizabeth Warren's extreme, anti-capitalist vitriol is a threat to job creation. Lucas makes clear that General Electric's announcement that it is moving its world headquarters to Boston is a boon for Massachusetts - and a major embarrassment to Warren, who was attacking the company just as Governor Baker and Mayor Walsh were engaged in a bipartisan effort to help bring GE here: Continue reading

What They're Saying: Baker's "Positive" Address Shows He's "Governed The Way He Promised"

BOSTON -- Governor Charlie Baker's first State of the Commonwealth address is being widely praised from all corners of the state - observers lauded his "positive" approach as he ticked through the "successful" reforms his administration achieved this year. Looking ahead, observers note that the Governor has significant political capital to spend as he plans to push agenda items like expanded charter schools, comprehensive energy reform, and tackling the addiction crisis.   Continue reading

Hiller Declares Clinton Debate "Loser"

BOSTON -- Hillary Clinton was the clear loser of Sunday's Democratic Debate, according to WHDH political analyst Andy Hiller. Hiller criticized Clinton for a lack of sincerity, declaring, "too often, Clinton's cause appears to be herself."  Continue reading

ICYMI: "Morning Joe" Praises Gov. Charlie Baker On General Electric Move To Boston

BOSTON -- Today, the panel on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" praised Governor Charlie Baker after General Electric announced it planned to move its world headquarters to Boston. The panel's Mike Barnicle called Governor Baker "the future of the Republican Party."   Continue reading

MassGOP Statement On General Electric Announcement

BOSTON -- Today, the Baker Administration announced that General Electric plans to move its world headquarters to Boston, a move that will bring hundreds of high-paying jobs and exciting new economic development opportunities to Massachusetts. MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes released the following statement praising the Baker Administration for these developments: Continue reading

MassGOP Calls On Rosenberg To Remove Senator Joyce From Key Committee After New Corruption Reports Surface

BOSTON -- Today, MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes called on Senate President Stan Rosenberg to remove Senator Brian Joyce from all committee posts - including the chairmanship of Special Senate Committee to Improve Government, which is tasked with increasing transparency - after the Boston Globe published the third detailed report of Joyce's apparent flaunting of ethics and campaign finance laws. Chairman Hughes cited mounting evidence that Joyce consistently runs afoul of the regulations that are in place to keep lawmakers honest and government free from undue influence for the need to remove Joyce from important and influential positions of power.    Continue reading

ICYMI: "Baker is right on need for fiscal discipline"

BOSTON -- An editorial in today's Lawrence Eagle-Tribune praises Governor Charlie Baker's focus on fiscal discipline and criticizes the Democrat-led Legislature for its consistent eagerness to raise taxes over the years.   Continue reading

One Year In, Governor's Reforms Help Massachusetts Turn The Page

BOSTON -- Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito's inauguration. Thanks to the Administration's significant reforms and policy achievements, the Commonwealth is turning the page from the Democrats' failed leadership. Continue reading

MassGOP Offers New Years' Resolutions For Mass. Democrats

BOSTON -- 2015 was a tough year for Massachusetts Democrats - they faced brutal headlines that chronicled their lack of a coherent strategy, and the party's chaotic infighting.     Continue reading

What They're Saying: Governor Baker's First Year Features Major Victories, Sky-High Popularity

BOSTON -- As Governor Charlie Baker wraps up his first year in office, he is receiving high praise from all corners of the Commonwealth. The Governor's first year featured significant victories - including a major overhaul at the MBTA investments in local aid - all while holding the line on taxes. And that leadership has resonated with the Commonwealth's voters: the Governor remains hugely popular, posting a 74% approval rating late this year - the highest in the country. Continue reading