Editor's Note: The following letter was submitted to Sharon Patch by Sara Brady of MassVOTE.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Massachusetts is now leading the charge to overturn the 2010 Citizens United decision. To date, 73 Massachusetts cities and towns have passed local resolutions calling on the U.S. Congress to pass a Constitutional Amendment to address the unbalanced influence of corporate money in our elections. Sharon could become the 74th with your vote! Sharon's local resolution is going to be put to a vote at their Special Town Meeting on Monday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at Sharon High School auditorium. At recent town meeting in another Massachusetts community, the first vote on a similar resolution resulted in a tie and then was defeated on the second vote; if one more "yes" voter had attended, it would have changed the defeat to a victory. So please attend …
Herb Robinson campaigning for the seat held by Barney Frank.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Newton's Herb Robinson has formally announced he is withdrawing from the U.S. Senate race and instead running to succeed U.S. Rep. Barney Frank in Congress. In a press release, the Robinson campaign said that "Herb is not a career politician, he is an engineer with more than 30 years experience solving problems in private industry." "Herb's first priority is fixing the economy: The best way to do that is with stimulus spending that is paid for by increasing taxes on the wealthiest 1 percent who have not been carrying their fair share for the last 20 years or so," the press release says. "Herb would do this with his Bottom Line Regulation proposal that increases taxes on incomes over one million dollars when the unemployment rate is high …