Tuesday, July 17, 2012

L'Italien Blasts Lyons on Budget

Calls “No” vote “hypocritical” and “irresponsible.” Says she would have made better choice.

 July 16, 2012 – Barbara L'Italien sharply criticized Rep. Jim Lyons Monday for his vote against the recent vote against next year’s balanced state budget, calling his vote “extremely hypocritical.”

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Friday, July 13, 2012

Support Grows for L’Italien Comeback Bid

Residents of Andover, North Andover, Boxford, and Tewksbury are excited about Democrat Barbara L’Italien’s decision to run for state rep. in those towns. L’Italien previously served in the House for eight years and developed a reputation as a tireless, full-time advocate for the communities she represented.  By contrast, her opponent, Republican State rep. Jim Lyons, has been barely visible in the six communities he has represented for the past two years.

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Sunday, July 8, 2012

L’Italien to challenge Lyons - Tewksbury Town Crier: News

L’Italien to challenge Lyons - Tewksbury Town Crier: News: ANDOVER - Stating she will be a “better representative,” Barbara L’Italien announced her campaign to represent the new 18th Essex District, which will also represent Precincts 3 and 3A in Tewksbury. She will take on Representative James Lyons (R).  



Wednesday, July 4, 2012

L’Italien Announces State Rep. Candidacy

“If we want results, then we need to roll up our sleeves and work together,” said L’Italien, who worked closely with both Democrats and Republicans as a State Representative," she said. “We don’t need a loudmouth – we need a strong and reasoned voice that gets results. As a state representative I built a reputation as someone who worked with both political parties to get things done – and I delivered.”

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Monday, July 2, 2012

Former State Rep. L’Italien Seeks Return to House


Stating she will be a “better representative,” Barbara L’Italien announced her campaign to represent the new 18th Essex District. 

“When I served in the MA House of Representatives I made it my priority to help my constituents—not grandstand for political points,” said L’Italien. “My neighbors in this district deserve better than what they have today.

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