This Week On Beacon Hill

Turned off Massachusetts voters who tuned out recent elections are being bombarded again by candidates and their supporters who are emptying their opposition research files, forking over campaign cash to TV stations for ads, rolling out high profile supporters and bouncing between debates and staged events all over the Commonwealth.

2 Republican Visions For Mass. At WBUR Debate

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.

This Week On Beacon Hill

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.

Fisher, Mass. GOP Trade Accusations Of Bribery

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.