MassGOP Chair Kirsten Hughes Calls On Coakley To Return Teamsters $15K After Members Harassed Woman, Hurled Homophobic Slurs

BOSTON- Today, MassGOP Chairman Kirsten Hughes condemned the anti-women and anti-gay actions of the Teamsters Local 25 union and called on Attorney General Martha Coakley to return $15,000 she took from the union earlier this year. Multiple media outlets reported today that the union members hurled homophobic insults and harassed a woman working on the set of a television show. According to OCPF, Martha Coakley took $15,000 from the union on January 30, 2014. Continue reading

Coakley’s First TV Ad Ignores Western MA, Panned By Media

BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley’s first television ad is running only in Boston, ignoring the Springfield area and Western Massachusetts voters. Making matters worse, the ad was panned by media yesterday. Continue reading

Berwick Pulls a Coakley on Tax Question

BOSTON – Gubernatorial wannabe Don Berwick channeled party-front runner Martha Coakley when he could not correctly state the sales tax rate in a televised interview. Coakley famously flubbed a question on the gas tax earlier this year, and now evidence continues to mount that the Democratic gubernatorial field is out-of-touch with struggling Massachusetts’ families.   Continue reading

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