Shaunna O'Connell

Tax Free Wknd Doomed?
This year's sales tax free weekend may have already met the ash heap as
Massachusetts House Democrats have voted to send the idea off to a study committee.
At the last minute last Summer, lawmakers, concerned about the potential impact on the budget of giving you a tax break, decided to…
Drain the MA Swamp
NEW BEDFORD - Conservative politicians and other notables from around the state are descending upon New Bedford Friday to speak out against what they call the 'Massachusetts Establishment'.
WBSM Talk Show Host Howie Carr will lead off the Drain the Massachusetts Swamp Rally on the Pleasant …
EBT Pays For Pot?
There are currently no laws on the books in Massachusetts prohibiting the use of an EBT card to purchase marijuana products, medicinal or commercial.
54 percent of Massachusetts residents endorsed an initiative petition last Fall that legalizes the use, possession and even farming of limited amounts …
State Reps on Pay Raise
Two state representatives offered differing viewpoints on the recent pay raise for state legislators on Friday’s edition of The Barry Richard Show on WBSM.
The bill came about after an advisory committee pushed it through last week, the day before the Presidential Inauguration, in qui…
O'Connell Opposes Gun Ban
On Wednesday Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey sent an enforcement notice sent to gun sellers and manufacturers that clarifies what constitutes a "copy" or "duplicate" weapon under the state's assault weapons ban, including copies of the Colt AR-15 …