Thursday, February 28, 2013
Two Democrats and three Republicans submitted the needed 10,000 names.
Three Republicans and two Democrats submitted the required number of signatures to run in the special election for U.S. Senate, according to the Boston Globe. U.S. Reps. Edward Markey (D-Malden) and Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston) each filed more than double the 10,000 certified signatures required. Markey led the way with nearly 34,000 signatures, while Lynch had just over 25,000. On the Republican side, former U.S. Attorney Michael Sullivan filed nearly 19,000 signatures, followed by former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez of Cohasset at almost 17,000 and state Rep. Daniel Winslow of Norfolk at more than 13,000. Those totals only include those signatures submitted to the Secretary of State's office by Wednesday's 5 p.m. deadline. City and town …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Nofolk state representative Dan Winslow and Cohasset businessman Gabriel Gomez are the only declared Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate.
There will be one less Norfolk resident in the race in the Massachusetts special Senate election to replace Secretary of State John Kerry. Republican Sean Bielat said Wednesday, while he thought he could run a strong campaign, that the timing wasn't right for running this time, according to an Associated Press report. Previously, he had run twice for Congress against Barney Frank and Joe Kennedy III, who he lost to in November. Norfolk state representative Dan Winslow is a candidate for the Republican nomination as is Cohasset businessman Gabriel Gomez. Former US Attorney Michael Sullivan is considering running. Bielat sought donations to run this weekend and filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission.
Scott Brown isn't talking about his political future, but the state Democrats are acting like he will be a candidate for Governor of Massachusetts.
In an exclusive interview on FOX-25 Tuesday night, Wrentham's Scott Brown commented on what his poltical future is,, but he did recently says he's considering a run for Governor of Massachusetts. In an article in the Boston Herald, though, it sounded like the Democrats think Brown iwill be in the running for Deval Patrick's Governor of Massachusetts position. According to the Herald aricle, Brown says he's considering running for Governor. “He’s perfectly entitled to run, but I promise you if he does run, and if I ever go up against Scott Brown, if that ever happens, I promise you I won’t be pocket tweeting,” said State Treasurer Steve Grossman in the Boston Herald, responding to strange texts Brown recently sent out. Brown answered the …
Friday, February 15, 2013
After running twice for Congress, Sean Bielat is throwing his hat in the race for US Senate.
Norfolk now has two candidates running for US Senate. After losing two races for Congress, Norfolk's Sean Bleilat has opened up a federal campaign office to raise money to run for the US Senate, according to a report in the Boston Globe. Bielat lost to Barney Frank by 10 points in 2010 and then lost to Joe Kennedy III in November by 25 points. A major in the Marine Corps Reserves, Bielat works as an independent consultant. State Rep. Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk) and former Navy Seal Gabriel Gomez have already decided they will be running for the Republican nomination in the April 30 primary, while Congressmen Stephen Lynch (D-South Boston) and Ed Markey (D-Malden) are battling it out in the Democratic race. A Cohasset resident, Gomez is a …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Winslow represents Walpole's fifth precinct.
State Rep. Daniel Winslow (R-Norfolk) announced today that he will be the running for the United States Senate. Winslow represents Walpole's fifth precinct. When former United States Senator Scott Brown announced last week that he wasn't running for office, that left the Republican field wide-open for the April 30 primary and the June 30 general election. Before being elected state representative, Winslow was the chief legal counsel for former Massachusetts Governor Milt Romney. He is also a former presiding judge at Wrentham District Court and was involved in Norfolk government for 15 years, including being town moderator.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Money will play a key role in race that’s right around the corner.
Republicans continue to come forward exploring the possibility of running for the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the appointment of John Kerry to Secretary of State, but so far only one has officially announced a run. With just 21 days until nomination papers have to be filed, two more Republicans announced on Tuesday that they were exploring their options – State Rep. Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk) and Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester). Also in the mix: Former Nantucket selectman and county commissioner Douglas Bennett says he’s making a bid for the seat. And according to the Boston Globe, former Navy Seal Gabriel Gomez, of Cohassett is considering a run. Several Republicans have already been down this path in the past week and…
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
State Representative Dan Winslow has formed a committee to look into running for US Senate.
State Rep. Dan Winslow (R-Norfolk) is forming an exploratory committee to decide whether to run for US Senate. Winslow made the announcement Tuesday to look into running for the seat vacated by John Kerry's appointment as US Secretary of State. “Today, I’m taking the necessary steps to form an exploratory committee to test the waters for the U.S. Senate," said Winslow. "We need to fix a broken Washington where progress is being hampered by partisan gridlock. If we continue to elect the same Washington politicians, we can not expect different results. “The people of Massachusetts and all Americans deserve solutions from their elected officials. Washington needs to focus on problem solving and implement ideas that will create jobs and …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
This week, Rep. Winslow delivered 10 jars of Fluff to the Patrick Administration, a Southwick man was arrested for a hit and run on Route 1 after Monday's Patriots game, and some KP students gave Roxbury elementary students some holiday cheer.
Rep. Winslow Delivers Fluff and Top 10 List to Save Local Aid When Governor Deval Patrick announced his plan to cut local aid as part of an effort to close a projected $540 million budget deficit, State Representative Dan Winslow (Norfolk-R) was quick to suggest that the governor go after the “fluff” before going after local aid. In a response to the Patrick Administration's statement that there was no fluff in the budget and to create a dialogue to find an alternative solution, Rep. Winslow delivered a pyramid of 10 containers of Marshmallow Fluff and 10 examples of fluff to cut to the Executive Office of Administration and Finance. Each of the 10 proposed ways to help cut the deficit was attached to a tub of Fluff in a Christmas card …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
In today's edition of 5 Things You Need to Know, the winter parking ban goes into effect on Saturday, State Rep. Dan Winslow proposes a tax on surplus campaign funds, and the KP Parents Network announces their annual Father/Daughter/Special Person Dance.
1. Today's Weather From the National Weather Service 2. Parking Ban Takes Effect on Saturday The ban on all parking on public roads will be in effect on December 1. Between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., there will be no public parking allowed. Any car that interferes with the removal of snow or ice between those hours will be towed by the town. The ban will be enforced judicially to prevent residents from worrying about parking in downtown during the evening or on a side road on nights where snow removal is not an issue. 3. Father/Daughter/Special Person Dance The KP Parents’ Network is holding their annual Father/Daughter/Special Person Dance on February 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Lake Pearl Luciano’s in Wrentham. The semiformal event …
Friday, July 20, 2012
The bill both aims to ensure violent criminals stay behind bars while easing prison overcrowding by reducing drug-offense penalties. Both Rep. Winslow and Senator Ross voted for the bill.
A bill that toughens sentences for violent repeat-offenders passed the Senate yesterday after having been overwhelmingly in the House Wednesday evening. The so-called "three-strikes" law eliminates parole for someone convicted three times of one of 40 or so violent crimes, with at least one conviction having carried a minimum three-year prison term. It passed the House with a vote of 139-14. In the Senate, it passed 31-7. In the House, Representative Dan Winslow who represents Wrentham voted for the bill as did State Senator Richard Ross. The movement to pass the law was fueled, in part, by outrage over two crimes. In one, Woburn police officer Jack Maguire was murdered by a felon. In the other crime more associated with the law, …