MBTA mess drawing legislators together to fix embattled agency

by Ed Donga, The Enterprise
Thursday, February 26, 2015

State Rep. Geoff Diehl, R-Whitman, called the public transportation crisis “a disaster” in a previous interview with The Enterprise. Both Joyce and Diehl said they believe MBTA riders who purchased monthly train passes should be reimbursed for the days they could not ride the train because of cancellations or delays.

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East Bridgewater woman never let anything get in her way

by Ed Donga, The Enterprise
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

“Sharon was always the person behind the scenes who made the summer events special,” said state Rep. Geoff Diehl, who met Swan after being invited to one of the Fourth of July parties. Diehl added that among those in attendance would often be members of the military. “She was always just a very giving person, who never seemed to think about herself but only what she could for other people,” Diehl said.

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Activists weigh sales tax rollback for 2016

by Christian M. Wade, Andover Townsman
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

“Tank the Gas Tax — whose members include state Rep. Geoff Diehl, a Whitman Republican — collected more than 100,000 signatures to advance a measure to repeal the gas tax indexing. The ballot question passed last November with 53 percent of the vote.”

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Local pols decry T’s malfeasance, call for ‘whole new regime’

by Maria Papadopoulos
Thursday, February 19, 2015

State Rep. Geoff Diehl, R-Whitman, called the public transportation crisis “a disaster.” Diehl said he expects the governor would appoint a new MBTA general manager “who’s going to bring in a crisis management team to make immediate and long-term changes to turn this around.”

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STOP Legislative Payraises

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Massachusetts is facing a budget deficit of $765 million. NOW IS NOT THE TIME TO GIVE LEGISLATORS A PAY RAISE, when the average household has not seen an income increase in over half a decade. Go to https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stop-Legislative-Payraises/397928043708686 and “Like” the page to learn more and send a message to Beacon Hill!

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Bridgewater activist hopes to shine light on telefundraising

by Ed Donga, The Enterprise
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

“Rather than allow the bill to fall to the wayside, Cariddi has re-filed it for this legislative session, and it has already attracted the support of 42 co-sponsors including local Democrats Michael Brady and Claire Cronin and Republicans Angelo D’Emilia and Geoff Diehl.”

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Rep. Diehl: Abington intersection will be fixed

by Seth Jacobson, Abington Mariner
Friday, February 7, 2014

“I was pleased that these measures passed in the bill and am especially happy with the concern and speed with which local officials, the Old Colony Planning Council and MassDOT employees worked to find a solution to remedy this deadly intersection,” Diehl said after the bill passed.

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