Its both a good story and bad. $5000 fine for campaign finance errors (reported by John Collins in the Lowell Sun this morning). Rep Colleen Garry, after this last run for office, gave up trying to figure out her campaign accounts and asked the Office of Campaign Finance to audit it all and figure out [...]
This longer third segment is the heart of the debate. Richardson and Garry question each other directly, and react to the questions. This segment talks about corruption at the state house, term limits and the McLaughlin/Bond/Housing issue. Listen to part 3 of the debate here.
This short second segment, deals with a question “How does a State Rep get people back to work?” The next segment will talk have the candidates challenge each other. Listen to part 2 of the debate here.
The first segment, opening statements with initial confrontations. What are the issues that divide you? Experience says Colleen Garry, the Tyngsborough Bridge.. Ways and Means. Cathy Richardson says private sector experience, leadership, charitable sector and municipal experience. Top three successes? Dracut Public Schools? Finance committee of the district? Should there be a tax increase? Listen [...]
The Lowell Sun reminds us today in a John Collins (@johncolowellsun) article that Colleen Garry is facing a battle from the Grand Old Party in Dracut. Her Republican opponents, George Boag and Cathy Richardson, are in a battle that concludes at the beginning of September to become her challenger for the November election. Boag, 51, [...]
Today I wrote my opponent, State Rep. Colleen Garry, and asked her to take a public position on raising taxes or tolls for an MBTA bailout. The vote on this matter will occur after the election. Speaker DeLeo has stated that finding a long term solution to the T’s financial situation will be one of [...]
Earlier this month, we were notified by Senator Barry Finegold that the Senate had passed a bill in support of Veterans, active Duty personell and their families. The legislation from the Senate requires higher education to award credit for prior military training, coursework and experience, makes it easier for children of active duty service members [...]
A “Web Extras” article at the Lowell Sun tells us that Boag has started his campaign of State Representative by calling for a reduction in the State Sales Tax to 3% in two steps. When asked by Garry what he would cut to make that happen: In an e-mail Boag wrote that revenue next year [...]
All three declared candidates for the State Representative seat currently held by Colleen Garry were guests on 980 WCAP Saturday Morning Live last week for a segment each. George Boag, who ran once last year, will be challenging Selectman Cathy Richardson in a Republican primary. Democrat Representative Colleen Garry will take on the winner of [...]