Monday, April 15, 2013
Karl Rowe points out Brown's long family ties to New Hampshire in possible run for the United States Senate from the Granite state.
Scott Brown isn't answering the questions about whether he will run for the New Hampshire Senate in 2014, but Republican strategrist Karl Rove likes the idea of former Massachusetts Sentate running in the Granite state "This guy is a ninth-generation New Hampshirian," Rove said on Fox News Sunday, according to a report on Huffington Post. "That's the dirty little secret. His mother lives there." Brown, who was a panelist on the show and is a Fox News political commentator, won't say whether he was going to run against Senator and former Governor Jeanne Shaheen. "Yeah, I'm not going to comment on that, obviously," said Brown, a republican from Wrentham.."I think it's important to continue to do my job here and challenge people to do …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Do you wonder what the 'sequester' will mean for Massachusetts? A White House report gives examples of where federal aid would be cut.
Massachusetts would see more than $91 million in federal funds cut from a myriad of programs if Congress fails to act this week to avoid the sequester, the Obama Administration said Sunday. In a move designed to pressure Republicans into accepting new taxes on the wealthy as part of a deal to prevent the sequester from taking effect on Friday, the White House released reports that outlined how those cuts would impact individual states, The Huffington Post reported. Here are some examples of what's on the chopping block for us here in Massachusetts, according to the report: After the reports were released, congressional Republicans criticized the Obama administration for the PR move, The Huffington Post reported. “Rather than issuing last…
Saturday, December 15, 2012
President Barrack Obama is expected to nominate Senator John Kerry for Secretary of State, leading to speculation that Scott Brown will run again.
The Huffington Post is reporting Senator John Kerry (D-Mass) will be President Barrack Obama's choice to be replace Hilary Clinton as Secretary of State. Sources tell ABC's Jake Tapper that Kerry's name will be put up for nomination. If Kerry's nomination is confirmed, that will lead to speculation of another US Senate run by Scott Brown. The Wrentham Republican lost the senate seat to Democrat Elizabeth Warren in the November elections and will be leaving in January. Brown gave a farewell speech of the Senate floor this week. He was elected in a special election to replace the late Ted Kennedy. If Kerry leaves, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will appoint a successor to fill the term before a special election can be held. ABC says …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Sources say 700 jobs are cut across a number of stores in New England.
Shaw's and Star Market are planning to make some cuts to their workforce in New England. The supermarket chains owned by Supervalu, Inc. are cutting 700 positions across 169 stores,according to an AP story on the Huffington Post. This follows a second-quarter loss for the company, which fired its CEO in July. See the full AP story on Huffington Post. About 90 of the employees have been informed of the decision, and a press release picked up on Daily Finance indicates the rest will be notified over the next several days. The company announced that the layoffs do not "impact SHAW'S overall commitment to the communities it serves." See the full press release on Daily Finance.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Gail Huff, Scott Brown's wife, tells 'Esquire' that husband is 'not just the regular chocolate."
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
(FROM THE HUFFINGTON POST) Visit the "Why I'm Running" section of Sen. Scott Brown's (R-Mass.) campaign website, and you find out that he is a "regular guy." "In 2010, you made it possible for a regular guy like me to become a U.S. Senator. With that high honor, I set out to use what influence I have to ensure that every other kid lives in a country where it doesn’t matter where you come from, only where you want to go." Ask his wife Gail Huff, however, and Brown is "complex." In an interview with Esquire, the former Boston television reporter provides some details on their marriage, noting that there is more to her husband than meets the eye."He's not just the regular chocolate, he's the chocolate with all the nougat and the caramel and …
Monday, March 19, 2012
One Massachusetts School Committee may be adopting a program which would make condoms available to students as young as 12.
One Massachusetts School Committee has voted to battle teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases by making condoms available to students as young as 12 years old, a Huffington Post article reported. In Springfield, the School Committee voted 5-1 last Thursday in favor of the "Comprehensive Reproductive Health Policy." Under the program, students would be able to acquire condoms from school nurses and high-school based clinics, The Republican reported. The district would notify parents before the program takes effect, giving them the chance to opt their children out. Any students who receive the contraceptives would be counseled on abstinence as well as proper storage and use. Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno called the policy "the…