“It’s a lot of form over substance,” former State Auditor DeNucci said after his predecessor Suzanne Bump announced Thursday that she has terminated 27 employees and reassigned 14 more after an independent review of the office DeNucci ran for 24 years.
Or dancing at a fancy Tea Party?
Literally, these fancy boots were polished to such a sheen they stood out under the table.
At least there was something notable about Dixon that was not obviously prepared by his aide.
Setti Warren books venue where mayor campaign began: How many times do you think he will mention Scott Brown?
Alan Cote, state supervisor of public records for nearly ten years, has died after a battle with cancer, according to Secretary of State William Galvin. In a statement issued Monday afternoon, Galvin said:
“It is with great regret that I announce the untimely death of First Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth Alan N. Cote today after a courageous struggle with cancer. As First Deputy for the past six years, Alan played a key role in the management of the Office of Secretary. As Director and Supervisor of Public Records for almost a decade, Alan combined a zealous advocacy for the principle of open government records with a judicious application of the law as demonstrated in his rulings on appeals. He will be sorely missed.”
Sen. Scott Brown has asked that he be allowed to conduct his annual National Guard training in Afghanistan.
After four days of deliberations, the House put the finishing touches on a budget for the next fiscal year that includes $30.5 billion in spending, no taxes or fees and deep cuts to programs across state government. The budget passed 157-1 with only Andover Republican James Lyons voting to reject it, and it now heads to the Senate, which will consider a version of the budget in May.
While unions are painting a municipal health care bill that has just passed the House as an assault on collective bargaining, Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone is pushing back on those who are comparing the bill to union busting to efforts Wisconsin.
Last night the Massachusetts House approved controversial bill that according to opponents would slash the collective bargaining power of municipal workers and that according to supporters will save more than $100 million for cities and towns.