Fighting to Change Massachusetts’ Fake Public Records Law

Fighting to Change Massachusetts’ Fake Public Records Law

  Massachusetts Legislators, members of the media and 1st amendment advocates testified last month before a joint House and Senate committee on Beacon Hill, asking legislators to add penalties to the state’s fake public records law. The law, MGL Ch. 66, states that the keeper of records in any municipality or public agency must turn over public […]

The Sustainable Materials Recovery Program

  By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – November, 2013 State Representative Brian S. Dempsey (D-Haverhill), Chairman of the House Committee on Ways & Means, along with State Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives (D-Newburyport), Representative Linda Dean Campbell (D-Methuen), Representative Diane DiZoglio (D-Methuen) and Representative Lenny Mirra (R-West Newbury) announced today that the Massachusetts Department of […]

Once Moderate on Taxes, Campbell Now Sticks it to State Tax Payers

  By D.J. Deeb – May, 2013 After 10 hours of debate on the evening of Monday, April 8, 2013, the Massachusetts State House of Representatives voted 97-55 to increase the current 21-cent-per-gallon state gas tax by 3-cents to 24-cents-per-gallon in 2015 and further indexing it to inflation each year following resulting in further gas […]

Congratulations are in Order in Methuen Election Victories

  By: Diana Fay DiZoglio – November, 2011   Senator Steven A. Baddour told the Valley Patriot on election night, “Congratulations to all of the winners in Methuen’s municipal elections. I am very proud that there was a diverse ballot of candidates this election. When concerned citizens put their name on the ballot, they show […]