Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Newton resident and State Treasurer Steve Grossman told WCVB's "On the Record" that he is "leaning strongly" toward running for governor.
Although State Treasurer Steve Grossman has already acknowledged a possible run for governor in 2014, he is now saying that he is "leaning strongly" toward a gubernatorial bid. As reported today by State House New Service, Grossman told WCVB's "On the Record" that he has not made a final decision on whether to run for governor, but that he is "leaning strongly in that direction" [to run]. The "On the Record" episode with Grossman aired yesterday, January 6. Grossman, a Democrat, told WCVB that being governor is "a role I'm very comfortable playing." Grossman also ran for governor in 2002. He was first elected state treasurer in 2010. At this time, Lt. Gov. Tim Murray is the only other potential candidate who has expressed interest in the…
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Governor Deval Patrick won't run again, and Lt. Gov. Tim Murray wants the job. So do Treasurer Steve Grossman and 2010 Republican candidate Charlie Baker. Who do you think should run for governor?
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Lt. Governor Tim Murray couldn't hold out any longer. On Thursday, he told the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce he'd like to be governor, according to WBUR. Mind you, he didn't say he would run, just that he wants to be governor. With the election two years away, starting an official campaign now would be a bit premature. But Murray's not alone. Governor Deval Patrick has said he will not run in 2014, leaving the door open for Murray and a host of other suitors. State treasurer Steve Grossman and 2010 Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker have also expressed interest in a run in 2014. And it wasn't so long ago that Scott Brown was greeted with shouts of "Governor!" during his concession speech. Who do you think should run …
Monday, March 14, 2011
Tierney and others speak, and a poll finds support for spending Stabilization Fund.
Despite a rough 2010 election cycle, Democrats are marching forward at the federal, state and local levels. On Sunday, the North Andover Democratic Party hosted a scholarship breakfast fundraiser at the North Andover Country Club. Dozens of well-known Massachusetts political figures lined up for eggs, French toast and sausage links before speaking about issues they see affecting voters this year. Proceeds from the breakfast will go towards supporting a scholarship, which is annually awarded to a graduating senior at North Andover High School. One surprise of the morning was when State Treasurer Steve Grossman led the crowd in a rousing rendition of "Charlie on the MTA." Afterward, he sang his own version of the song with lyrics about the …