Tea Party-aligned candidate Mark Fisher blasted the state’s new gun law and argued for the elimination of targeted industry tax credits. His conservative positions veered far to the right, making the man sitting to his left, front-runner Charlie Baker, come across as a moderate.
The Massachusetts Legislature frantically finished their formal sessions last week. Now, Governor Patrick and his staff have 10 days to decide whether or not to sign the bills into law.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley plans to open a campaign office in Springfield this weekend. She’s one of four candidates for governor with offices in the central or western parts of the state.
Republican candidate for Governor Charlie Baker had said his opinion on the recent Supreme Court decision “doesn’t matter.”
The much-awaited Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision concerning casinos came down Tuesday morning. The court ruled unanimously to allow a question on the November ballot, asking voters if they want to repeal the state’s casino law.
The fight between tea party candidate Mark Fisher and the Massachusetts Republican Party is escalating with accusations of attempted bribery. Fisher is suing the party for conspiring, he says, to keep him off the primary ballot.
The document puts the Republican State Committee at odds with candidate for governor Charlie Baker and congressional hopeful Richard Tisei.
A new poll shows Massachusetts residents overwhelmingly support bumping the state’s minimum wage from its current $8 an hour. Meanwhile, the poll tested opinions ahead of this year’s election of a new governor.
Republican Charlie Baker announced his bid for Massachusetts governor Wednesday morning, in a web video.