January 25, 2017

Sun Spots with Hitch [Vol. 131]: Beacon Hill leaders raise a ruckus

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You don’t get to be Bob DeLeo without knowing how to, ahem, “play the game.” The longtime Speaker of the House, for sure, has powerful influence well beyond his vote.

No fan of the Fight for $15, DeLeo, though — along with Senate President Stan Rosenberg — seems ready to exercise his considerable sway by asking taxpayers to kick in millions of dollars annually to raise the salaries of all state lawmakers, constitutional officers and judges, including his own by nearly 50 percent.

Hitch, not surprisingly, has some thoughts.


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