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Conflict of Interest — Brian Murray

BRIAN MURRAY (D) As Of May 2017, Murray Has Received $42,966.06 In Campaign Contributions. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17) NOTE: Murray donated $6,705.52 to his own campaign. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17) UNIONS Murray has received at least $1,250 from labor unions. Murray has supported measures such  Full Article…

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Conflict of Interest Report — Natalie Higgins

NATALIE HIGGINS (D) As Of May 2017, Higgins Has Received $40,011.89 In Campaign Contributions. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17) UNIONS Higgins has received at least $6,350 from labor unions. Higgins has supported measures that would strengthen public teachers’ collective bargaining rights, create a paid family leave program, and ensure a prevailing  Full Article…

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Conflict of Interest – Joan Meschino

JOAN MESCHINO (D) As Of May 2017, Meschino Has Received $153,029.84 In Campaign Contributions. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17) LAWYERS AND LOBBYISTS Meschino has received at least $36,000 from legal and lobbying interests. Incidentally, Meschino is the original sponsor of several legislative proposals to reform juvenile and child custody court proceedings.  Full Article…

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Conflict of Interest Report – Julian Cyr

JULIAN CYR (D) As Of May 2017, Cyr Has Received $313,771.67 In Campaign Contributions. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17) UNIONS Cyr has received at least $13,000 from labor unions. Cyr has co-sponsored legislation bolstering collective bargaining rights for union employees, raising the minimum wage, and supporting public education. Major Contributions As  Full Article…

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Conflict of Interest Report — Mark C.W. Montigny

MARK C.W. MONTIGNY (D) As Of May 2017, Montigny Has Received $ 1,252,431.81 In Campaign Contributions. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 5/10/17) HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY Montigny has received at least $50,000 from healthcare-related interests. Montigny has sponsored several bills overlapping with healthcare and insurance interests including bills to increase staffing levels at nursing  Full Article…

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Conflict of Interest Report – John Velis

JOHN VELIS (D) NOTE: As Of April 2017, Velis Has Received $113,715.45 In Campaign Contributions. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17) FINANCIAL INDUSTRY Velis has received at least $2,375 from employees of ING, a major bank. Velis has co-sponsored a bill removing fees for security freezes and disclosures of consumer credit reports.  Full Article…

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Conflict of Interest – James O’Day

JAMES O’DAY (D) NOTE: As Of April 2017, O’Day Has Received $354,771.01 In Campaign Contributions. (Massachusetts Office Of Campaign And Political Finance, Accessed 4/15/17) LAWYERS AND LOBBYISTS O’Day has received at least $7,175 from major legal and lobbying related interests. O’Day has co-sponsored bills relating to criminal justice reform, overhauling the pre-trial process, and establishing  Full Article…

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Cambridge Offers ‘How-To’ Legal Guide For Illegal Aliens

Since Illegal immigration has been a widely discussed topic since the election of President Donald Trump, many have reached out to the Cambridge City Council with their concerns. Cambridge is responding by offering new services for illegal immigrants, so they can have a better understanding about what rights and protections they have. Cambridge Offers ‘How-To’  Full Article…

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#48 | Ranking the States by Fiscal Condition: Massachusetts

According to the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Massachusetts is ranked as number 48 for fiscal health when compared to other U.S. states. The total debt is twice the average of other states at $28.43 billion. However, Massachusetts did rank the best in trust fund solvency. https://www.mercatus.org/statefiscalrankings/massachusetts  

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Massachusetts finishes the fiscal year $431 million short

“Massachusetts ended a tumultuous budget year in 2017 with a revenue gap of $431 million, squarely within the ballpark that Gov. Charlie Baker said would be reasonably manageable as his administration attempts to balance the books on last year’s budget. The state collected $431 million less than it had anticipated in tax revenue last fiscal  Full Article…

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