Paul D. Craney

Board Member & Spokesman, Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance

Stories by Paul D. Craney

Is mining lithium in Maine a cost of going electric?

Electric vehicles come with their own environmental costs

Ready to sue to protect tax cap giveback

We’re ready in case lawmakers move to change law

Awash in revenue, Beacon Hill says no to gas tax relief

Legislative leaders are also pushing for a surtax on income over $1m

Mass. climate agenda takes Election Day hits

Votes in Maine, Virginia disrupt Bay State energy policy

With union loophole closed, super PACs on rise

Citizens United is enabling more political speech

Are Spilka and Tarr PACs at risk?

Others could be caught up in Sullivan’s campaign finance “reinterpretation’

Fattman campaign finance case is not unique

If Sullivan rewrites rules, many others could be affected

Fattman case deserves fair, clear ‘public resolution’

Letter is best way for OCPF to deal with gray legal issues

Mass. should not tax PPP money

Don’t tax these forgivable life-saving loans

No rules? No problem on Beacon Hill

Debate over climate change bill will precede rules vote

‘Alternative facts’ didn’t scuttle ranked-choice voting

Voters rejected ballot question because they didn’t buy it

Carbon tax backers didn’t fare well in election

Could the political defeats explain Baker’s hesitancy on TCI?

Citizens United gaining super PAC adherents

Warren, Baker, environmental groups all on board

Running the numbers on the ‘union loophole’

Fiscal Alliance presents statistical analysis to Supreme Court

Union ‘loophole’ going to Supreme Court

Case has a shot given justices’ aversion to unions

Citizens United: Election fairness or flaw?

Ballot question would take first step in overturning court decision

MA ruling on corporate donations is a missed opportunity

Nation’s worst campaign finance law should go to Supreme Court

Some things are worth protecting

Forcing disclosure of political donor identity violates First Amendment

The great union loophole

Labor can donate to pols, but not businesses