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Comment on: Deb Goldberg for state treasurer
Posted 10/23/2014 10:59:08 EDT
I think the Globe made a very good decision when they endorsed Deb Goldberg for State Treasurer. I would rather see a treasurer who has experience on the local level and working beside the middle clas more »
Comment on: To sell or not to sell, that is the question for the Demoulases -- and other grocery families - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/30/2014 12:26:09 EDT
When Stop N' Shop was a family run business, their business model was to appreciate the employees with respect and offer them liveable wages and job security. Many families were raised on those jobs. more »
Comment on: HOLD: Elected officials fight proposed South Boston train layover yard - South Boston - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 11/23/2013 10:39:41 EST
I have been closely following the recycling facility planned by Celtic Recycling at Widet Circle. Transportation options exist but, we have very few options to take care of our recycling needs in Bo more »
Comment on: HOLD: Residents raise concerns about propose recycling facility - South Boston - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 09/13/2013 01:50:37 EDT
I am a concerned environmentalist and I have been following this project very closely. Boston needs a convenient, clean and modern solution to solid waste. This facility will create jobs and have a po more »
Comment on: Massachusetts state pension fund posts 12.7 percent gain - Boston.com
Posted 07/24/2013 10:27:31 EDT
Massachusetts is climbing out of the economic downturn faster and stronger than any other state. The 12.7 % return in the pension fund is proof that we are moving in the right direction. Treasurer Gro more »
Comment on: Man who recorded '47 percent' remarks speaks out - News - Boston.com
Posted 03/14/2013 05:10:34 EDT
I was happy to find out that Scott Prouty is a Massachusetts resident. Remember.... what goes around comes around, Mitt.
Comment on: Mass. state pension fund has a good year - News - Boston.com
Posted 02/06/2013 11:10:54 EST
A real sign of recovery in the state's economy! A strong pension fund helps everyone in the state. Thank you Treasurer Steve Grossman for overseeing this investment.
Comment on: Amazon.com will begin collecting taxes in Massachusetts, Governor Deval Patrick says - Boston.com
Posted 12/11/2012 10:12:53 EST
It seems fair to me. Especially if the money collected is specifically earmarked toward infrastructure projects, as Steve Grossman proposed. more »
Comment on: Program to offer longer school days expanding in Massachusetts, four other states - News - Boston.com
Posted 12/03/2012 11:53:11 EST
Sorry, if I stayed after school I would have known how to spell congratulations.
Posted 12/03/2012 11:49:30 EST
I'm glad the federal government and some corporations are finally realizing the current school day is no longer relevant to a 21st centuty lifestyle. Education is the answer to most of our social and more »
Comment on: Mitt Romney to join President Obama for White House lunch on Thursday - Boston.com
Posted 11/28/2012 04:09:14 EST
"Keep your friends close and your enemies closer". President Obama would be smart to offer him a seat at the table regarding the looming fiscal cliff. Make him feel relevant for a little while. more »
Comment on: Scott Brown doubtful on fourth debate, Warren wants to reschedule - Boston.com
Posted 10/31/2012 12:17:51 EDT
Massachusetts was largely spared the devastating effects of Sandy. 80% of power has been re-stored. We are all back to work. Unless Scott Brown is planning on helping out in New Jersey or New York, he more »
Comment on: Scott Brown pulls out of final US Senate debate with Elizabeth Warren, citing hurricane - Boston.com
Posted 10/29/2012 06:47:34 EDT
These debates have drawn record numbers of viewers and have made a difference. If Tuesday's debate needs to be cancelled, a make-up date needs to be agreed on asap. Sandy should not have the last word more »
Comment on: Romney struggles to differentiate himself on foreign policy On big issues, goals similar, but tactics different for candidates - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/23/2012 03:30:30 EDT
Governor Romney did not appear comfortable debating President Obama on foreign affairs last night. He had no real argument on any level that would lead us in another direction on the world stage. It's more »
Comment on: As governor, Romney faced similar economic situation as Obama -- with similar results - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/05/2012 12:54:56 EDT
It was an unremarkable 4 years to say the least. The only good thing he did was the health reform bill and he plans on reversing that effort if elected. Romney used the people of Masachusetts to get t more »
Comment on: Online sales tax could help solve Massachusettsâs infrastructure crisis - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/12/2012 03:27:36 EDT
It's an idea that is worth looking into if we are going to continue growing the local economy. The money to attract new businesses by maintaining a modern and reliable transportation network has to co more »
Comment on: 'Grossman taps donors with state business'
Posted 02/06/2011 04:01:29 EST
Sam, if that's the case she should have changed her party affiliation before entering the race.Enjoy your sour grape martini. more »
Posted 02/06/2011 02:52:53 EST
I thank Frank Phillips for pointing out the legal and moral choices that occur when a candidate is faced when raising money to run for statewide office. Yes, there is a fine legal line that has to be more »
Comment on: 'Up and down the ballot, GOP is dreaming big'
Posted 10/31/2010 10:30:56 EDT
News reports have shown that Representative Karyn Polito exhibits a pattern of acting in ways that benefit her family and friends. Tuesday's Boston Globe reported that 68 of the first 100 Red Sox lice more »
Comment on: 'Political savvy, put to the test'
Posted 10/31/2010 10:21:03 EDT
Comment on: 'Candidates agree on lottery ads'
Posted 10/28/2010 10:22:08 EDT
Representative Polito already has a string of ethics violations against her. I cannot imagine for one second that the voters will hand her the keys to the Treasury. more »
Comment on: 'Treasurer candidate Polito has the edge on low-number Sox plates'
Posted 10/26/2010 11:26:26 EDT
Sorry, Representative Polito, this is another ethics violation. Those low numbered plates were worth big bucks. How does it help the "worthy cause" when you're giving away the charities fundraising to more »
Comment on: 'Outside lane sought in treasurer’
Posted 08/16/2010 04:32:31 EDT
Steve Grossman sounds like a bright guy who has been successful in business and knows a lot about government. I've never read a negative story about him or his business practices. He seems like the ty more »
Comment on: 'The class of 1910'
Posted 05/18/2010 10:13:56 EDT
Steve Grossman has been a successful businesman who continued to grow his family's 100 year old business by keeping up with technology and listening to the customer. He's also given back to his commun more »
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