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"Whichever way you slice it, the same people who complain they can’t get a fair shake from a cynical public have just done a marvelous job in making that public even more cynical."

—Kevin Cullen, The Boston Globe, Jan. 29, 2017
On the Legislature's obscene $18M pay gab

How did your state representative and state senator vote on the obscene $18M pay grab?

HOUSE ROLL CALL VOTE

H.58 — THE OBSCENE PAY GRAB BILL

SENATE ROLL CALL VOTE
HOUSE OVERRIDE VOTE VOTE TO OVERRIDE GOV'S VETO SENATE OVERRIDE VOTE

May 26, 2017 Senate budget concluded for holiday weekend
May 24, 2017 Beacon Hill's Three-Ring-Circus Insanity
May 22, 2017 Memo to the Senate: The Senate FY18 Budget 
May 19, 2017 Senate budget insights
May 16, 2017 Any "fiscal discipline" in the Senate Budget?
May 15, 2017 “Yes” on H-106, Out-of-State Cash Assistance Limits 
May 12, 2017 "Groundhog Day" on Beacon Hill
May 5, 2017 Surprise, surprise ... another "fiscal crisis out of nowhere"
May 4, 2017 Tax Freedom Day in Mass. arrives tomorrow — 12 days late 
May 1, 2017 Note to Gov. Baker for Barbara Anderson goes unanswered 
Apr 26, 2017 From spending hike to diaper subsidies
Apr 25, 2017 Income tax hike withdrawn in Three-Ring House Circus
Apr 23, 2017 Memo to House:  No more tax hikes: Just keep your promise 
Apr 20, 2017 Tax amendments added to House budget
Apr 14, 2017 Spring tax hikes talk is blooming on Beacon Hill
Apr 5, 2017 Beacon Hill is waking up, to more taxes of course
Mar 29, 2017 Sen. Chandler gorges, licks the plate, belches on taxpayers
Mar 18, 2017 "The Ticking Time Bomb" makes Mass. #1
Mar 14, 2017 Stop the false "expectations" game
Mar 7, 2017 Autopsy of the obscene Legislators' pay grab
Mar 1, 2017 Tax hikes: "a death by a thousand cuts"?
Feb 24, 2017 Proven again: Too much spending, not lack of revenue problem
Feb 17, 2017 DeLeo reverses — tax hikes again "off the table"
Feb 14, 2017 A tax hike on us to fund the pols' obscene pay grab?
Feb 6, 2017 Follow-up on Legislature's obscene pay grab
Feb 3, 2017 Pigs at the trough stampede over taxpayers
Feb 2, 2017 Override Day on Beacon Hill of Greed
Jan 31, 2017

Gov says call your legislators now

Jan 30, 2017

"You will never get a second chance to make a first impression." 

Jan 29, 2017 Please call your State Representative & State Senator ASAP
Jan 28, 2017 Call Now — to sustain Gov's pay grab veto!
Jan 27, 2017 Gov. Baker vetoed disgusting pay grab — Now what?
Jan 26, 2017 Governor needs to veto this arrogant pay grab 
Jan 25, 2017 House passes $18M money grab, on to Senate
Jan 24, 2017 Whirlwind pay-grab day with more to come
Jan 24, 2017 No to arrogant pay grab 
Jan 23, 2017

Legislature's money grab on fast track

Jan 20, 2017

Committee hears unconstitutional pay raise proposal

Jan 18, 2016

Legislators back for more pay raises despite state Constitution 

Jan 16, 2017

Pay Raises for Pols, Instant Welfare for Convicts

Jan 5, 2017

Enter 2017

Dec 21, 2016

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