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Governor:


Chris Gabrieli on Local Issues
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Chris Gabrieli on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kerry Healey on Local Issues
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kerry Healey on other issues.

    Big Dig

  • Called for Big Dig reform in 2003; still investigating now. (Sep 2006)
Christy Mihos on Local Issues
Independent Challenger: Click here for Christy Mihos on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Deval Patrick on Local Issues
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Deval Patrick on other issues.

    Big Dig

  • Governor should take responsibility and get Big Dig reform. (Sep 2006)
  • Big Dig cost overruns are why people question taxes. (Sep 2006)
Tom Reilly on Local Issues
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Reilly on other issues.

    Big Dig

  • Staff working round-the-clock making progress on Big Dig. (Sep 2006)
Mitt Romney on Local Issues
Republican MA Governor: Click here for Mitt Romney on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Grace Ross on Local Issues
Green Challenger: Click here for Grace Ross on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

MA Senate Debate


Kenneth Chase on Local Issues
Republican Challenger, 2004 Congressional candidate: Click here for Kenneth Chase on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ted Kennedy on Local Issues
Democratic Sr Senator (MA): Click here for Ted Kennedy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Kerry on Local Issues
Jr Senator (MA), Democratic nominee for President: Click here for John Kerry on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Macdonald on Local Issues
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Brian Macdonald on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kevin Scott on Local Issues
Republican Challenger, previously Wakefield Selectman: Click here for Kevin Scott on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Michael Capuano on Local Issues
Democratic Representative (MA-8): Click here for Michael Capuano on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Delahunt on Local Issues
Democratic Representative (MA-10): Click here for Bill Delahunt on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barney Frank on Local Issues
Democratic Representative (MA-4): Click here for Barney Frank on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Lynch on Local Issues
Democratic Representative (MA-9): Click here for Steve Lynch on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Markey on Local Issues
Democratic Representative (MA-7): Click here for Ed Markey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim McGovern on Local Issues
Democratic Representative (MA-3): Click here for Jim McGovern on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marty Meehan on Local Issues
Democratic Representative (MA-5): Click here for Marty Meehan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Neal on Local Issues
Democratic Representative (MA-2): Click here for Richard Neal on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Olver on Local Issues
Democratic Representative (MA-1): Click here for John Olver on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Tierney on Local Issues
Democratic Representative (MA-6): Click here for John Tierney on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former officeholders:


Joe Moakley on Local Issues
Former Democratic Representative (MA-9): Click here for Joe Moakley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Birmingham on Local Issues
Former State Senate President; Democratic Challenger MA Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Birmingham on other issues.

    MCAS

  • $110M to improve test scores, rather than “blame game”. (Nov 2001)
Paul Celucci on Local Issues
Former Republican MA Governor: Click here for Paul Celucci on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Grossman on Local Issues
Former Chair of DNC; Democratic Challenger MA Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Grossman on other issues.

    MCAS

  • Alternative graduation requirements for those who fail MCAS. (Dec 2001)
  • Make MCAS one of several measures of educational success. (Dec 2001)
Carla Howell on Local Issues
Libertarian Challenger Governor (MA); 2000 Challenger for Senate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carla Howell on other issues.

    Big Dig

  • Fund Big Dig locally; kick the habit of federal money. (Sep 2000)
Shannon O'Brien on Local Issues
Former State Treasurer; Democratic Challenger MA Governor: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Shannon O'Brien on other issues.

    Big Dig

  • Push for full disclosure of Big Dig cost overruns. (Nov 2001)
  • Angry about non-disclosure of Big Dig cost increases. (Jun 2001)

    Clean Elections

  • O’Brien’s Withdrawal from Clean Election hurts its viability. (Oct 2001)
  • Gives up Clean Election campaign; offers to return donations. (Oct 2001)
  • State House abandoned Clean Elections; she will fight for it. (Oct 2001)
  • Asks opponents to voluntarily follow Clean Election rules. (Aug 2001)

    MCAS

  • Keep MCAS, but help students, teachers adjust. (Feb 2002)
Robert Reich on Local Issues
Former Secretary of Labor; Democratic Challenger MA Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Robert Reich on other issues.

    Big Dig

  • Make rail part of overall Big Dig plan. (Mar 2002)
  • Use gas tax to pay for Big Dig, not toll increases. (Feb 2002)

    Clean Elections

  • Hoped to run "Clean" but first must run. (Apr 2002)
  • Clean Elections is old politics against reformers. (Apr 2002)
  • Clean Elections law reduces corporate political power. (Jan 2002)

    MCAS

  • Not against tests--but against basing graduation on just one. (Apr 2002)
Jill Stein on Local Issues
Former Green Challenger MA Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jill Stein on other issues.

    Clean Elections

  • New voices heard with Clean Elections law. (Mar 2002)
  • Committed to Clean Election candidacy as will of voters. (Oct 2001)

    MCAS

  • End MCAS testing. (Nov 2001)
Jane Swift on Local Issues
Former Republican Acting Governor (MA): Click here for Jane Swift on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Warren Tolman on Local Issues
2002 Democratic Challenger MA Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Warren Tolman on other issues.

    Clean Elections

  • Helped draft the Clean Elections Law. (Nov 2001)
  • As Clean Elections candidate, cannot accept more than $100. (Sep 2001)
Bill Weld on Local Issues
Former Republican Governor; former Senate candidate (MA): Click here for Bill Weld on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Blute on Local Issues
Former Republican Representative (MA-3): Click here for Peter Blute on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Torkildsen on Local Issues
Former Republican Representative (MA-6): Click here for Peter Torkildsen on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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