Since 1959, the liberal democrats have held the majority in both the Massachusetts State House and Senate, making Bay Staters the guinea pigs for the liberals’ failed political experiments.
Mark understands the need for transitional assistance. He has been unemployed 5 times. However, transitional assistance should mean helping people from unemployment to work. It shouldn't mean ensuring that welfare is handed on from generation to generation.
We need to ask ourselves, what are we doing to those we seek to help?
Under the last 54 years of democrat policies, the needs have grown greater year after year, and the legislature wants more money as
as the costs of the programs go up.
The only way Democrats can keep this pattern of perpetual poverty is to increase taxes forever. For example, the current 'gas tax' is tied to inflation, guaranteeing increasing taxes 'forever'. Mark Fisher worked to help stop the automatic gas tax
because it creates economic uncertainty which negatively impacts job creation and business expansion. In fact, Mark Fisher has signed the ‘no tax’ pledge from the Americans for Tax Reform, because increasing taxes hurt both those with jobs as well as the unemployed.