House Votes to Allow Unions to Charge Non-Members

By Jim Phillips | June 6th, 2019 

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON — Labor groups applauded the House's passage Wednesday of a bill allowing unions to charge non-members for costs of services and representation, an action prompted by a U.S. Supreme Court decision last year.

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Senate kills proposal calling for more transparency on state-issued credit cards

By Mary Markos BOSTON HERALD | May 29, 2019 

A proposal to give the auditor access to state-issued credit card records and keep employees accountable was shot down in the Senate budget debate process last week at the hand of the Ways and Means chairman, who said the measure was “duplicative.”

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Toxic targeting of conservative nonprofits must stop

Massachusetts Dems should holster hypocrisy charges
Toxic targeting of conservative nonprofits must stop

April 6, 2019

Conservatives in Massachusetts always face a tougher environment than their liberal counterparts, but too often it seems that selectively enforced, constantly shifting regulations and coordinated media smear campaigns are used as a bludgeon against any right-leaning Bay Staters who attempt to speak up for themselves.

The latest target of the Massachusetts Democratic Party is the fiscally conservative 501(c)(4) nonprofit Mass Fiscal Alliance and its sister 501(c)(3) the Fiscal Alliance Foundation.

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