G. Michael Dobbs' Column

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Each week, managing editor G. Michael Dobbs looks at issues in the Pioneer Valley that affect our readers.


I’m not sure what message is being sent in Chicopee

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Despite the fact I’ve been doing this job for a very long time, I’m not jaded. Almost daily there is some event or story that makes me issue an exclamation – sometimes under my breath and sometimes shared with the staff....
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Yes, I want to go into space, but do they have a suit to fit me?

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

I remember as a kid watching live coverage of rockets blasting away from Florida in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs....
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What’s wrong with a term limit for the speaker?

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

Chris Lisinski of the State House News Service filed this report last week, which I thought was of interest: “House Democrats beat back a push July 7 to restore an 8-year term limit for the speakership....
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Sorting through everything rattling through my brain

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

There’s lots of stuff rattling around in my brain this week – let’s go....
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