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Tag: Senate Republican caucus

Feb.
1st

Coming Tuesday: Lawmakers’ taste for secrecy, Roach’s one tantrum too many

Here are the editorials we’re writing for tomorrow:

A common thread among several attempts to reform government and public schools this year is a sense that such efforts would work only if allowed to operate in the dark. Nothing could be further from the truth.

State Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn, is legendary in the Legislature – but not in a good way. Just about anyone who has worked with or for her there over the years has anecdotes about her tantrums or examples of verbal abuse. There’s even a name for it: being “Roached.” Her behavior has gotten her into

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