Jeff Jacoby from the Boston Globe nailed Rep. Andrews, from which we quote in part:
“When someone asks me, have I read the 500 pages that came out this morning? — I printed them off, I’m glancing through them,” Representative Denise Andrews of Orange said, according to State House News Service. “But I haven’t read it, and I won’t, because I believe in Cheap Pandora Beads UK a the process that we’re engaged in. I came in three years ago and have witnessed nothing but excellence and fiscal management from the chairman of Ways and Means and his team.”
The budget, by the way, which Ms. Andrews refers to has been attacked by a small band of dissenters because it scews cities and towns, etc., some points highlighted by Rep. James Lyons of Andover, include:
■ A “precipitous decline in local aid,” which has taken a $400 million hit since 2008;
■ An alarming increase in state spending, and the corresponding surge in the state payroll b Cheap Pandora Bracelets under Deval Patrick’s administration;
■ The Democratic leadership’s refusal to consider rolling back the state sales tax rate to the longstanding 5 percent, from which it was hiked in 2009;
■ The administration’s use of public funds on “interference with parental rights,” the Justina Pelletier case being a ghastly recent example.