Tea Party Member Fisher Seeks Primary Spot In Mass. Governor's Race
Mark Fisher makes no apologies for being a tea party member or for his belief in a minimalist government even while running for office in a state where many Republicans prefer to stay closer to the political center.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Washington Policy Center
Economists at Beacon Hill Institute respond to Rep. Ross Hunter's criticism of economic model
Economists at the Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University in Boston have responded to Rep. Ross Hunter's recent criticism of their economic model.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Suffolk Law offers first joint JD/LLM degree in N.E.
Suffolk University Law School students will be able to earn a master's degree in tax law while also earning a Juris Doctor degree - and do it in the same amount of time that a J.D. requires, the university announced Thursday.
Swing State Project
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Poll: Shaheen holds lead over Brown; Obama favoribility hits a new low
Former Sen. Scott Brown has not yet declared his intentions after moving to New Hampshire, but a Suffolk University/Boston Herald poll of likely New Hampshire voters shows him trailing Sen. Jeanne Shaheen , who leads five possible Republican challengers for the U.S. Senate.
The Huffington Post
Key State's Voters Sour On Scott Brown
OCTOBER 21: Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., and his wife Gail Huff, attend at rally in Cumnock Hall at the University of Massachusetts Lowell campus in Lowell, Mass.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Massachusetts shares blame for crime lab scandal, court says
Massachusetts' top court ruled on Wednesday that the state shares blame for thousands of drug convictions tainted by crime lab chemist Annie Dookhan, who admitted to faking test results over nearly a decade.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Gov hopeful Fisher vows to eliminate tolls
Tea-party member and gubernatorial candidate Mark Fisher concedes that prospects usually aren't great for Republican candidates seeking statewide office in Massachusetts.
President Obama's visit to Boston could help Charlie Baker, experts say
A weakened President Obama, in town for a pair of fundraisers tomorrow, could be a boon for GOP gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Baker - and a bust for his Democratic rivals - amid a mounting crisis in Ukraine and a growing local backlash against Obamacare and the state's glitch-ridden Health Connector website, political observers said yesterday.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
BWW Review: New England Premiere of Annie Baker's the Flick at Company One
Written by Annie Baker , Directed by Shawn LaCount; Dramaturg, Jessie Baxter; Scenic Design, Cristina Todesco; Lighting Design, Jen Rock; Costume Design, Amanda Maciel Antunes; Sound Design, Edward Young ; Props Master, Anita Shriver; Production Stage Manager, Keta Newborn; Assistant Stage Managers, Elena Livak & Ariel Welch Performances through ... (more)
U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy visits Holyoke, UMass as part of statewide...
U.S. Rep Joseph Kennedy III landed in Western Massachusetts for visits in Holyoke and the University of Massachusetts in support of bringing greater access to the so-called STEM fields -- science, technology, engineering and math fields.
CBS 3 Springfield
Fisher seeks debate before Mass. GOP gathering
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Mark Fisher is calling for a debate with fellow Republican candidate Charlie Baker prior to the GOP state convention.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Western New England University teach-in on prison system discusses...
Extreme racial disparity in the U.S. prison population - with the bulk of inmates black and Hispanic -- the country's high incarceration rate, and ethical problems using for-profit companies to run the nation's jails dominated a teach-in at Western New England University on Thursday.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Suffolk Law launches scholarship and lecture series honoring Harry H. Dow
Suffolk University Law School will launch a scholarship and lecture series named for Harry H. Dow , a 1929 Law School graduate who, although he was the first Chinese-American admitted to the Massachusetts Bar, faced racism that eventually drove him out of practice.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Baker walks bridge with Christie
The Republican gubernatorial hopeful plans to attend a Thursday night Boston fund-raiser for the Republican Governors Association.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Birthday Becomes Fundraiser
Shannon Thompson has used her birthday as a platform for the past 4 years to give to those in need.
The Tufts Daily
Tufts remembers Donna Milmore
Donna Milmore, assistant director of the Career Center for the past 14 years, passed away suddenly on Feb. 16. She was 63-years-old.
Three finalists in running for Dracut town manager
North Reading Town Administrator Greg Balukonis, Gloucester Chief Administrative Officer James Duggan and Salem, N.H., Town Manager Keith Hickey have at least a 33 percent chance of becoming Dracut's next town manager.
Graphic: Space needed in Boston
A special commission lists approximate sizes for four of the venues needed for the Olympics.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Daily Free Press
Gubernatorial candidates take stance on casinos
As the casino and gaming industry continues to grow in Massachusetts, gubernatorial candidate Jeff McCormick, running as an independent in the November election, announced at a Suffolk University roundtable that he would support a repeal of the state's standing casino law.