The Massachusetts economy will turn around when our state government implements policies that promote the growth of small businesses; holds bankers and big businesses accountable for their action; and creates incentives for job creation. In the past decade many small businesses have been reluctant to create new jobs because of rising health care costs. In Massachusetts, taxes have increased despite the fact that the people voted overwhelmingly for lower taxes.Read More...
Every city and town relies upon state aid to help run their schools and public safety departments. The available funds have dramatically decreased in the past several years, reflecting the decline in tax revenues. Restoring jobs in Massachusetts will reverse this decline and broaden the tax base by increasing the number of people paying taxes. Small businesses are key in kick-starting this increase in jobs.
I will work to ensure that our children and families enjoy the benefit of the best education we can. I am invested in our schools and I believe in our public school system, where my children are enrolled. Financially speaking, a strong education system is a crucial part of home valuation.
I will use my experience as a prosecutor in the courtroom and an administrator in the DA’s office to discern where to put my efforts in the area of public safety. Good judgment and a fundamental understanding of how the system works will be at work as I plan to: