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House Speaker Robert DeLeo came to power six years ago amidst a period of turbulence in the body he had served for 18 years. Elected by his peers after the sudden resignation of former Speaker Sal DiMasi, DeLeo assumed control of a House that had been roiled by ethics allegations against DiMasi, who is now serving time in a federal prison. Comment?
The deficit has occupied the attention of the new administration since Gov. Charlie Baker's inaugural on Jan. 8, and his top budget aide said he plans to roll out a plan to address it sometime this week. Picking up budget management midway through the fiscal year, Baker has identified the Health Connector's temporary Medicaid program, created for those stymied by the broken Connector website, and the insurance program for state and municipal employees as cost drivers behind the problems. Comment?
Today, the Sentinel & Enterprise begins coverage of the 2015-16 legislative session by our weekly Beacon Hill Roll Call report. This feature is a clear and concise compilation of the voting records of local state representatives and senators. Comment?
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners may be considering pushing its proposed natural-gas pipeline north into New Hampshire, but even if that change is made, residents in Dracut, Tewksbury and Wilmington would likely still be affected along a proposed lateral line to the main pipe. Residents in Wilmington and surrounding towns began mobilizing against the proposal Monday night in a meeting of about 30 homeowners run by pipeline opponents at the Wilmington Public Library. Comment?
Beacon Hill Roll Call this week examines the voting records of local representatives on Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick's 87 vetoes during the 2013-2014 session. A two-thirds vote is required to override a gubernatorial veto. Comment?
This week, Beacon Hill Roll Call reports the percentage of times local representatives voted with their party's leadership in 2013 and 2014. The votes of the chamber's 29 Republicans were compared with those of GOP House Minority Leader Bradley Jones, R-North Reading. Comment?
In one of the biggest upsets of the primaries, newcomer Seth Moulton toppled nine-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Tierney in the Democratic primary for the 6th Congressional District Tuesday. In front of a packed room of supporters chanting "Seth" and "All the way" at Salem's VFW Post, Iraq war veteran Moulton thanked his supporters, who he said were some of the only people in the world who thought he could win. Comment?
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