Posts Tagged ‘Ma’

postheadericon AP News: Frank’s foe shrinks money gap in Mass. House race

The fundraising race between Democratic Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank and his Republican challenger Sean Bielat  is tightening. 

The most recent campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission show that as of Oct. 13, the Democratic incumbent had about $650,000 left in his campaign account compared
with about $463,000 in Bielat’s coffers. Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon AP News: Bump, Connaughton vie for Mass. auditor’s office

By STEVE LeBLANC,  Associated Press Writer

BOSTON (AP) – The two candidates running to be the state’s top fiscal watchdog both say they want to protect the public purse, but that’s where auditor hopefuls Suzanne Bump and Mary Connaughton
part ways. Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon Massachusetts: Ballot question would dump alcohol sales tax

By Bob Salsberg, Associated Press Writer

Package store owners and liquor distributors are pushing for Question 1 to pass on the Nov. 2 state ballot, repealing the 6.25 percent sales tax on alcohol.

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