Thursday, January 21, 2021

Massachusetts: Governor vetoes Barnstable recall law

A proposed recall provision for Barnstable County has been vetoed by Governor Charlie Baker. The bill would have allowed recalls for the County Board of Regional Commissioners.  

Baker said he would work with the legislature to craft a new bill, but had problems with both the timing and the language.

The recall effort came after Commissioner Ronald Beaty Jr. (who lost election in November) heavily criticized a Parkland School Shooting survivor (among other things.

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