The Democratic Party’s path forward

  It has been over a month since the 2016 presidential election. For Democrats, the collective empty feeling and sleepless nights are still present. Why did the Democrats lose? Simply, it is because the Party nominated an unelectable candidate, who ran a terrible campaign, who lost to another unelectable candidate, who also ran a terrible […] Read more »

Veterans Day Speech

Welcome all Veterans and family members, good evening Veteran of the Year, Priscilla Fonseca. It is a great privilege for me to speak at the “Veteran of the Year” dinner. I want to thank you for your sacrifices made in service to our Country. Our liberty and freedom has been protected and secured by your […] Read more »

Scott Lang Launches Sharp Criticisms of PARCC and Commissioner Chester

Transcript of video: This issue is the most important issue I believe that the legislature is going to take up this year: the unintended consequences of education reform. I served as head of the School Committee as mayor of New Bedford from 2006 until beginning of 2012. Before then, I was heavily involved in the school department […] Read more »

Flounder findings rooted in agenda drive “science”

On June 21, a letter I drafted about the Transboundary Resource Assessment Committee’s (“TRAC”) scientific process was published in the Gloucester Times. This letter is a follow-up to the TRAC meeting held on June 23-26 and the resulting George’s Bank Yellowtail Flounder Catch Advice. The TRAC is an international agreement between the United States and […] Read more »