Political Happy Hour: Nov 2, 2015

November 2, 2015 - bbq set




Here’s your afternoon bubbling peaked cider mop of politics, from Joshua Miller of a Boston Globe during a Massachusetts State House.

GROUP RECOMMENDS HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF NEW MONEY FOR K-12 EDUCATION, via David Scharfenberg on BostonGlobe.com: “A bipartisan elect of lawmakers and educators has endorsed hundreds of millions of dollars in new spending on a state’s K-12 preparation system, even as it acknowledges a state’s parsimonious mercantile constraints. The plan, that calls for new income for propagandize districts with vast concentrations of low-income students and English denunciation learners, amounts to one of a many desirous blueprints for new appropriation in a generation. …” http://bit.ly/1kmTQs2

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BIG DEM NAMES CO-HOSTING STATE SENATOR ERIC LESSER FUNDRAISER, from me on BostonGlobe.com: “Jim Messina, President Obama’s 2012 debate manager, is a co-host. So is David Axelrod, a former tip Obama strategist. One-time White House Chief of Staff Pete Rouse too. Also: tip celebration heavyweights, such as … strategist Stephanie Cutter.

A blowout whack for US Senator Elizabeth Warren? A intemperate lunch for former administrator Deval Patrick? Nope. The Democratic stars are set to come together this month for a Washington, D.C. fundraiser for beginner Massachusetts state Senator Eric P. Lesser, according to a duplicate of an invitation performed by a Globe. …” http://bit.ly/1iyveeC

THE INVITE:http://bit.ly/1KUssXM

BAKER SIGNS SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET INTO LAW, from me on BostonGlobe.com: “Governor Charlie Baker sealed a $326 million spending check into law Monday, boosting appropriation for a state’s Medicaid program, a uneasy Department of Children Families, county sheriffs, and programs to residence a flay of opioid overdoses in Massachusetts. …” http://bit.ly/1RL2nQh

TUESDAY IS ELECTION DAY. Don’t forget to vote.

ONE OF THE BIG QUESTIONS I’M INTERESTED TO SEE ANSWERED IN MASS. ELECTIONS TOMORROW: How many obligatory mayors will be shown a doorway by voters?

Municipally speaking, what are we conference out there? I’m during joshua.miller@globe.com and @jm_bos on Twitter.

DRAFTKINGS, CALL YOUR OFFICE, around Colin A. Young of a State House News Service: “Framing it as creation that could open adult a new income source and attract a younger customer, a Massachusetts Lottery Commission took a initial step Monday towards a state-run daily anticipation sports game. ‘We trust a introduction of a anticipation sports height during Mass. Lottery would assistance to welcome an rising marketplace while stability to strengthen a sell partners,’ Lottery Executive Director Michael Sweeney said. …” Behind paywall: http://bit.ly/1RL2QSy

TIME TO FILL UP THE TANK, around a Associated Press: “The normal cost for gasoline in Massachusetts has forsaken again and has now matched a lowest cost for 2015. AAA Northeast pronounced Monday that a latest consult found self-serve unchanging unleaded offered for an normal of $2.06 per gallon in a Bay State, down a penny from final week. The normal cost has depressed 8 cents in a past month and is 13 cents next a inhabitant normal of $2.19 per gallon. …” Link around CBS Boston: http://cbsloc.al/1Rq4jha

2016 — LEDE we LIKED, around Celeste Katz on BostonGlobe.com: “And on a seventh day, Donald Trump played a sacrament card. …” http://bit.ly/1N9OAz2

2016 — FOR YOUR RADAR, around Jeb(!) Bush press release: “Tuesday, Nov 3, 2015 | Event: Governor Bush to attend Scott Brown’s ‘No B.S. BBQ’ | Location: Barn of Dr. Mrs. James Betti … Rye, NH …”

2016 — POTS FIRED, via Victoria Bilcik and Jacob Carozza in Durham, N.H. on BostonGlobe.com: “Presidential claimant Rand Paul pointedly non-stop a University of New Hampshire forum Monday by suggesting that former Florida administrator Jeb Bush’s antithesis to a decriminalization of pot is hypocritical. …” http://bit.ly/1Ws6NlC

WHAT HAS SCOTT BROWN HAS BEEN UP TO? around his Facebook page: “Just got behind from a good time in Aruba with Gail. Had a lot of fun and stayed during a timeshare that we bought 29 years ago when we initial got married. Looking brazen to removing behind in a pitch of things. We have Jeb Bush entrance on Nov 3 during 5 PM …” http://on.fb.me/1WrJCIb

SMART (UNDERWATER) PRESS STRATEGY — around a Associated Press in Boston: “The New England Aquarium is putting some trepidation into a sea life by adding underwater jack-o’-lanterns to applaud Halloween. Aquarium divers on Friday placed forged pumpkins among a coral reefs of a 225,000-gallon hulk sea tank. …” Link around Yahoo! News, with photos: http://yhoo.it/1WuAj5d

Back tomorrow.

Joshua Miller can be reached during joshua.miller@globe.com.

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