Brian Thomas

Raise Up Massachusetts Begins Campaign In New Bedford
Raise Up Massachusetts, the grass-roots coalition behind multiple ballot campaigns this election cycle, kicked off its statewide lobbying tour Saturday at Carney Academy in New Bedford.
It is an effort to build support to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, and guarantee workers paid family and me…
Outrage of the Week: Free College
"Massachusetts lawmakers are considering several bills that would make part or all of college education free or debt-free for a segment of the population. When will these do-gooders learn that nothing is free? Someone has to pay for it." - Barry Richard
Distracted Driving at Busy New Bedford Intersection
Brian vents about three different events that all occurred within the 5 minutes that he was waiting for the bus. He was nearly hit by a woman who was texting while driving. Another car drove the wrong way despite TWO "do not enter" signs. And a police cruiser with lights but no sir…
Face-Off on Marijuana Zoning and Opt Out Policies
There are still a lot of unanswered questions about how the legalization of marijuana will be implemented here in Massachusetts.  Implementation of the ballot initiative, approved by 54 percent of Massachusetts voters last Fall has been postponed for at least six months while state lawmakers figure …

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