Thursday, December 1, 2011

Senator Knapik Speaks Out Against Latest Proposal to Change 2012 MA Primary Date

Senator Michael Knapik (R-Westfield), the Ranking Republican on the Senate Ways and Means Committee, was interviewed this week by ABC40, a Western Mass news station based out of Springfield, regarding the possibility of moving the date of the 2012 MA primary.

Originally scheduled for September 18, the 2012 state primary was recently moved to September 6 to avoid a conflict with the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah. Although Governor Deval Patrick approved the change as part of a recent supplemental budget, the State House News Service is reporting that he now wants to move the date once again to avoid a conflict with the Democratic National Convention.

Be sure to check out Senator Knapik's thoughts on this latest proposal by reading the story posted on ABC40's website or by listening to the audio on the WAMC, Northeast Public Radio website.