State of Massachusetts Archives: on Environment


Gabriel Gomez: I'm a "green Republican"; others in GOP deny science

He appeared to be appealing to independent voters tonight by supporting the Paycheck Fairness Act, which calls for equal pay for women; by calling himself a "green Republican" and saying that "there are people in my party who deny science."
Source: Boston Globe on 2013 MA Senate debates Jun 11, 2013

Steve Lynch: Help Massachusetts fishermen as working class

Lynch slammed Markey's support for the financial bailout. Lynch has been campaigning on his working class image, but had difficulty projecting this at the debate. Only in his opening statement and when he questioned Markey about what he'd do to help Massachusetts fishermen did Lynch successfully return to his campaign narrative of an independent voice heading to Washington to fight for working people.
Source: The Hill coverage of 2013 MA Senate debates Mar 27, 2013

Christy Mihos: Cape Wind hurts fishing industry

Q: What will you do to protect our farmers and fishermen while at the same time, promoting sustainable fishing and agriculture?

MIHOS: Well, number one is I will appoint a secretary of agriculture which will help our farmers, our fishing industry here, and I will work against Cape Wind so that those fishermen can fish out there and have a decent industry. Fishing has long been part of this commonwealth. I’ll work with the hook fishermen and all of them to get this done.

Source: 2006 MA Gubernatorial debate on Fox News with Chris Wallace Sep 25, 2006

Deval Patrick: Engage in DC regulatory fight to protect our fishing fleet

Q: What will you do to protect our farmers and fishermen while at the same time, promoting sustainable fishing and agriculture?

PATRICK: First of all, I commend the lieutenant governor for getting engaged in those regulatory fights in Washington. That is important, both to the Gloucester fleet and to the New Bedford fleet. The issues of protection of George’s Bank to the fishing opportunities in the areas where we’re talking about LNG off of Gloucester are incredibly important.

Source: 2006 MA Gubernatorial debate on Fox News with Chris Wallace Sep 25, 2006

Grace Ross: Agriculture deserves more economic development attention

Q: What will you do to protect our farmers and fishermen while at the same time, promoting sustainable fishing and agriculture?

ROSS: Agriculture & the fishing industry have suffered greatly and these are key elements of the industry and jobs in this state. I think that there’s no question that what we’re seeing is that those particular areas of economic development are not getting the attention that a bunch of more, citified maybe, forms of economic development have gotten attention to.

Source: 2006 MA Gubernatorial debate on Fox News with Chris Wallace Sep 25, 2006

Kerry Healey: Fight new regulations that put fishermen out of business

Q: What will you do to protect our farmers and fishermen while at the same time, promoting sustainable fishing and agriculture?

HEALEY: There’s no one here who has worked as hard as I have to make sure that our fishing industry here in Massachusetts continues to thrive. I’ve been down in Washington fighting against the new regulations that are genuinely putting our fishermen right out of business right now. They are incredibly strict regulations that are going to ruin the fish industry

Source: 2006 MA Gubernatorial debate on Fox News with Chris Wallace Sep 25, 2006

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