Climate Katie Cashes in on Green Energy

Kathleen Theoharides, Governor Charlie Baker’s Secretary of the Mass Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs announced she was stepping down from her position last week, and recently announced she will take a position as head of offshore development at RWE Renewables Americas.

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MA Taxpayers Pay Nearly 80% More this April than Last

The April numbers are in at the Department of Revenue, which reported the state collected $6.9 billion from state taxpayers, a jump of 79% from last April. 

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MassFiscal Responds to Maura Healey Supporting TCI and Revisiting the TCI Gas Tax if Elected Governor

BOSTON – Last night, Maura Healey responded to a question at a WBUR forum with State Senator Sonia Chang Diaz, that she “favors programs like TCI.” Healey went on to say that she is “committing to revisiting” TCI if elected Governor. The Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) was a failed scheme to restrict the supply of gasoline and diesels fuels by 30% over ten years in Massachusetts and a dozen other states. For motorists, their prices would increase and shortages would be expected. In essence, TCI is a gas tax that would also eventually result in fuel shortages. TCI would not be governed by elected officials, but the scheme would have the authority to raise prices and restrict the supply of fuel into a region. Healey’s comments are made around the 1:21:25 mark and you may watch them here.

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